Heritage NL wishes to thank the Newfoundland & Labrador Credit Union for their program sponsorship.
The Provincial Historic Commemorations Program is a citizen-driven program that commemorates aspects of our history and culture that are of provincial significance. It recognizes, honours and interprets our cultural and historic treasures.
Outstanding Historic Events
- Founding of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary
- 1929 Tsunami
- The U-Boat Attacks on the Bell Island Ore Ships in 1942
- Resettlement Under the Smallwood Administration
- S.S. Newfoundland Sealing Disaster of 1914
- The Founding of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment in 1795
- Establishment of Formal Schooling, Exemplified by the School in Bonavista, 1727
- Introduction of Moose to the Island of Newfoundland
- The Badger Riot
- The Establishment of Memorial University of Newfoundland
- The Establishment of American and Canadian Bases in Newfoundland and Labrador during the Second World War
- Early Newfoundland Colonizers and the Beginning of Permanent Settlement on the Island