The site is positioned for the south side of Rencontre Area, up to 2 kilometer southern area of Burgeo

The site is positioned for the south side of Rencontre Area, up to 2 kilometer southern area of Burgeo

Good Beothuk burial is available on which area during the 1847, and stays plus the related burial things were exhibited to the Art gallery regarding McGill School, Montreal, of the Rev. Mr. Blackmore (Howley ). New advancement are authored in the Deals of one’s Regal People out-of Canada in the 1891 from the Rev. George Patterson, and reprinted within its entirety inside the James P. Howley’s The newest Beothuck or Red Indians (1915). The spot of your burial means comes after:

These were (states Mr. Blackmore) found in the year 1847 into the an area forming certainly the lower Burgeo classification named ‘Rencontre.’ Which area was uninhabited and you will considerably increased; difficult including from accessibility inside rough-weather. It’s inside the an effective scale covered with busted fragments off stones having dropped regarding the heights. About 50 % way-up this new mountain (if i will get so title they), plus in a hollow formed from the a massive piece of dropped rock, with each beginning very carefully finalized by brief items of damaged rock, i receive the fresh new bones from an individual getting covered directly bullet that have birch rinds…. The area of internment was singularly nuts, high up when you look at the a great cliff ignoring a tiny cove against the new unlock ocean, and only obtainable about side inside most simple liquids. (Howley )

The newest southwest side of Rencontre Isle try “against this new open water,” as there are singular cove on this side of the area that will be reached by-boat. (mais…)

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