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Mercantile Premises

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Highway 230, Trinity, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
+1 709-464-2064
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Old merchant shop

Our interpreter did a great job explaining how things worked between the fishermen and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sarah K
via mobile
Another must stop for the heritage supporter.

The original counters and ledger book, the shelves and restored floor. Best the accountants’ room... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2018
LorenzoelJefe
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Pleasant Valley, Canada
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“general store” (3 reviews)
“old building” (2 reviews)
“ledger” (3 reviews)
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Highway 230, Trinity, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our interpreter did a great job explaining how things worked between the fishermen and the merchants back in the day. We recommend buying the season's pass for all the provincial historic sites. $15 for an adult and in our 8 day vacation we went to...More

Thank Sarah K
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Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

The original counters and ledger book, the shelves and restored floor. Best the accountants’ room which is classic Scrooge. The owner’s office ... a room with a top view. We enjoyed every stop on the Trinity historic building tour. Support their trust efforts by buying...More

1  Thank LorenzoelJefe
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

We loved to visit this old building. Souviners were great and a lot of history is captured in these premises.

Thank Bill L
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Reviewed September 10, 2017

We purchased the pass that gave entrance to all the historical buildings. Very good staff in all locations shared lots of information. Worth the money and the time to learn so much about this historic place.

1  Thank c4pl
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

Mercantile Premises requires a ticket to enter. The ticket which combines entry with 4 other historical/reconstructed buildings sponsored by Trinity’s Historical Society - Lester Garland House, the Green Family Forge, the Historical Society Museum, and the Cooperage – for $20 is available at the Visitor’s...More

Thank retireeVancouver
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

This was an interesting restored building here in Trinity but there really wasn't much here. It was worth a stop while walking around the town but good for only a minite or two.

Thank RandyRoss
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Reviewed July 4, 2017

What can you tell, when you simply love a place? It shows so impressively on how simple life of the pioneers had been.

1  Thank peterp_knobel
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Reviewed September 5, 2016

After all the advertising about the Trinity area as a historic site worth visiting to learn more about life back in the day, I was very disappointed. There are a few reconstructed buildings with reproduced items and with staff that aren't too sure about the...More

Thank Lorri W
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Reviewed August 24, 2016

Stores and stages lined the shore and ships filled the harbour! Over the centuries, in this one remaining mercantile building clerks totted up accounts first for the lesters, then for the garlands and finally for the ryans. Basically the fisher people would trade there fish...More

2  Thank Craig G
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Reviewed August 9, 2016

Loved it in here as it shows you exactly what a general store was like during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The guide was excellent explaining all about the items that would have been stored in the shop and the history of the...More

2  Thank jacqui43
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