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Placentia, pre-1896

Placentia, pre-1896
The largest concentrations of Irish settlement occurred on Newfoundland's Avalon Peninsula in the 18th and 19th centuries. Most emigrants settled in St. John's, Placentia, and along the stretch of coastline linking the two communities together.

Photographer unknown. Reproduced by permission of the Archives and Manuscripts Division (Coll. 137 08.01.020), QE II Library, Memorial University, St. John's, NL.
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