Newman’s Flagpole Rock Municipal Heritage Site

Harbour Breton, NL

Municipal Heritage Building Structure or Land


Located at 9 Newman’s Lookout, Harbour Breton, NL, is a rock outcrop known as Newman’s Flagpole Rock. This rock was the location of Newman and Company’s flagstaff from circa 1790 to circa 1907. The designation is confined to that piece of land known locally as Newman’s Flagpole Rock and a five metre buffer zone extending out from the base of the rock in all directions.

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