S2E13: Summer Road Trip Series - Canada's East Coast

August 1, 2019

This summer, Notice History is taking listeners on a virtual cross-Canada road trip to explore some of our country’s best historic sites, landmarks, and museums. We begin on the East Coast, where we highlight spots like L’Anse aux Meadors, the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Wyatt Historic House Museum, and Metepenagiag Heritage Park.


If you want to extend your virtual road trip, check out the websites of the sites we visited in this episode:


“L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site.” UNESCO. Accessed July 9, 2019. https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/4

“Metepenagiag Heritage Park.” Accessed July 9, 2019. https://www.metpark.ca/.

“Metepenagiag Artifact Repatriation.” Metepenagiag Heritage Park. August 18, 2017. Accessed July 10, 2019. https://www.metpark.ca/metepenagiag-artifact-repatriation-canada-150th-anniversary-celebration/.

Mitic, Trudy Duivenvoorden, and J.P. LeBlanc. Pier 21: The Gateway that Changed Canada. Hantsport, Nova Scotia: Lancelot Press, 1988. 

Schwinghamer, Steve. “Historic Pier 21.” Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. https://pier21.ca/research/pier21/historic-pier-21

Wallace, Birgitta. “L’Anse aux Meadows.” The Canadian Encyclopedia. November 28, 2006. https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/lanse-aux-meadows.


Hosts: Robin Mullins, Nick Bridges, and Keely McCavitt

Producers: Robin Mullins and Emily Cuggy

Researchers: Leanne Gaudet and Emily Cuggy

Audio Editing: Keely McCavitt

Image Credit: Adam Kirkey