The name Clarke's Beach was acquired from a fisherman named Clarke who fished Port de Grave but decided to move inland further to Clarke's Beach. He fished off the land and dried his fish along the beach and named the beach after himself.
Registered Heritage Structures designated by the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland & Labrador located within Clarke's Beach:
Dragheda (Valley of Hope)
A home built by the Coveyduck family in 1830 and has been remarkably preserved. It is a salt box built of vertical pine board. Early English and Welsh settlers named it for a mountain in Wales and that it means "Valley of Hope" in Welsh.
The former residence of Newfoundland's most famous furniture maker, Henry William Winter, and has been occupied by the Winter family since 1880. The house is in excellent shape for a structure of its age. It is considered one of the most distinctive features of the town.
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