Photostory #228: An Old Battleground Revisited: Newfoundland's Past Lives Again

Gar Lunney
National Film Board of Canada
Release Date
September 22, 1959
CMCP fonds
Credit Line
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives
Main Text
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.