Photostory #228: An Old Battleground Revisited: Newfoundland's Past Lives Again
National Film Board of Canada
September 22, 1959
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives
Two boys are shown the fortifications of Fort Frederick, built at Placentia by British soldiers in 1718. In the 1780's the Duke of Clarence, later King William IV of England, lived here as a naval officer.