Icelandic Memorial

Location

380 Caribou Rd

Markland

Eastern Shore

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Contact

Glenda Burrows

T: 902-860-3551

E: glendaburrows@eastlink.ca

Rates & Dates

Description

Visitors will find the site of the Icelandic settlement (1875–1882) in Markland, near Caribou in the Eastern Shore region. Historical plaques mark the foundations of many original homesteads, while walking trails and interpretive signage commemorate this little-known Icelandic community. A memorial cairn has been constructed with rocks gathered from the homestead foundations and topped with a rock shipped from Iceland.  Guided tours by appointment are available. Please note that there are no services on site. Bus tours are welcome.

More Details

Facilities / Services

Bus tours
Parking
Picnic tables

Hours Of Operation

accessible only by foot in O/S.

Detailed Information

Directions: PHwy 224 to Moose River Rd to Caribou Rd.
Off-season rates available

Places Nearby

Legend


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