Monday, April 16, 2012

N is for New Perlican



New Perlican is one of the oldest settlements in the province, the town was mentioned by name in correspondence from Thomas Rowley, in 1619. 110 feet above sea level, New Perlican has a population of 188 people.


Newfoundland is full of N's:
Nain, Nameless Cove, Neddy Harbour, New Bonaventure, New Bridge, New Burnt Cove, New Chelsea, New Country Siding, New Ferolle, New Harbour, New Melbourne, Newman's Cove, Newport, Newton, Newville, New-Wes-Valley, Nicholsville, Nickey's Nose Cove, Nimrod, Nippers Harbour, Noddy Bay, Noel's Pond, Noggin Cove, Norman's Cove, Norris Arm, Norris Point, North Boat Harbour, North Cove, North Croque, North Harbour, North River, North Side, North Shore, North West Arm, North West Brook, Northeast Arm, Northeast Crouse, Northern, Northern Arm, Northern Bight, Northside, Nuggetville, Nutak

Happy Birthday to me Mudder!

20 comments:

  1. I love how awesome this place looks in the photo Bay Girl. There sure is a lot of N places in Newfoundland like you say.

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    1. There are alot of N's indeed Matthew

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  2. Hey, I didn't know there was a New Perlican. Of course, if there's an Old Perlican, it stands to reason that there is a New one.

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  3. Perlican is a strange name, which origin?

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    1. I'm not sure, but Thomas Rowley was English

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  4. Nippers - that word just makes me giggle.

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  5. Are those lobster cages or pelican cages?

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  6. Most of the towns on the coast are really small, aren't they?

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    1. most are small with a few hundred to a few thousand people

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  7. Population 188, I like the sound of that!

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  8. That's interesting!

    Yea- small population! Nice!

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  9. Lot's of "new" and "old" places you have there!

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