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Haystack, Placentia Bay
Haystack, Placentia Bay.

View of Haystack, Placentia Bay, circa 1915, showing potato plants covering the gardens around most homes. This crop was an essential part of the diet of many Newfoundland outport fishing families for most of the 19th and 20th centuries.


Courtesy of the Maritime History Archive (Haystack Collection PF-285-011), Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland.
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