Time has a way of passing gently on the Great Northern Peninsula, inviting the luxury of ambling along your way. Whales, icebergs and timeless fishing villages capture the imagination, as both ancient history and breath-catching beauty unfold around you in astonishing 3D.
One of the first things you’ll notice upon your arrival in St. Anthony is the ubiquitous presence of the name Grenfell. At every turn, buildings, businesses and streets bear the moniker. But just who was this Grenfell fellow, and why is it that his name adorns everything from hotels to grocery stores to parks and even trails?
If you’re visiting the Town of St. Anthony on Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula, the Grenfell Historic Properties is one attraction you don’t want to miss. The history of the region is preserved here, and a visit to the properties will take you to a place and time that will leave you shaking your head in amazement.