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Calling all heritage supporters ...

... this is an unbelievable story of a restoration from utter ruins. The people here on The Rock... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Stratford, Canada
via mobile
Historical House, Well Worth a Visit

The Lester-Garland House is located in Trinity, just a few minutes off the Discovery Trail, Route... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
David B
Saint-Lambert, Canada
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West Street, Trinity, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 2S0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

... this is an unbelievable story of a restoration from utter ruins. The people here on The Rock, in Trinity and with trust support from UK along with original furniture donations. Wow. Be proud Trinity! Visitors go give them a pat on the back with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank LorenzoelJefe
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The Lester-Garland House is located in Trinity, just a few minutes off the Discovery Trail, Route 230 in Eastern Newfoundland. My wife and I had completed a cross country road trip in August 2017 and I returned in September to drive the few scenic routes...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank David B
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We purchased the pass that gave entrance to all the historical buildings. Very good staff in all locations shared lots of information. Worth the money and the time to learn so much about this historic place.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank c4pl
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This 2 storey red brick Georgian house was built in 1760’s by the local merchant who lived in it for a short while and then had his accountants and clerks live in it. The information boards inside the house explained the relationship between the Newfoundland...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Spent a day touring around the beautiful town of Trinity and it was well worth the drive (from Bonavista). Stopped into the Lester-Garland House and enjoyed learning about all of the history here in this town and particularly in this location (the house was built...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank agoffredo
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This site was not included on our Globus tour of Trinity and it was not worth purchasing the package as most of what we wanted to see was included. We did slip in but could not do the place justice. This review is of our...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank RandyRoss
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I can remember as a little boy this being a pile of bricks. was rebuilt in 97, and this Georgian style house was the first structure of its kind in the province.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Craig G
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This house has been rebuilt as the original one that stood here had fell into bad repair and was demolished. The way this house gas been rebuilt to replicate the original is wonderful with a clear eye for detail. The guide was very interesting informing...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank jacqui43
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This restored building has some amazing and remarkable features with a strong connection to England and the early merchants.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Josephine V
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We toured the house as part of a package of the historical sites in Trinity. And it was great to see an old salt box style building. And I get the reasons for restoring the building. But I'm not sure I'd be immortalizing the family....More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank canadianexile
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