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Newfoundland National War Memorial named National  Historic Site
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Newfoundland National War Memorial named National Historic Site

On June 28, 2021, the Newfoundland National War Memorial in St. John’s was acknowledged as a national historic site before a small group of dignitaries and onlookers. Members of The Royal Canadian Legion’s Newfoundland and Labrador Command were joined by Premier Andrew Furey, St. John’s Mayor Danny Breen and MP Seamus O’Regan, among others, as a commemorative plaque officially acknowledging the memorial was unveiled.  The description on the plaque, developed by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada (HSMBC), recognizes “the service of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians during the First World War” and discusses the creation, design and impact of the monument. “It just goes to show the rest of Canada the importance of the efforts made by Newfoundland’s government and the people ...

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