Gaspar Corte-Real
This statue of Gaspar Corte-Real is located in front of the Confederation Building in St. John's, Newfoundland.

Photo by Pam Coristine ©2000.



The plaque reads:

Gaspar Corte-Real
Portuguese navigator - He reached Terra Nova in the 15th century - At the beginning of the Era of the Great Discoveries.

From the Portuguese Fisheries Organisation as an expression of gratitude on behalf of the Portuguese Grand Banks fishermen for the friendly hospitality always extended to them by the people of Terra Nova, May 1965.

Gaspar Corte-Real


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