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I had no idea Amelia Earhart left from Heart's Content on her trans-Atlantic flight. There's a good summary of the area's aviation history as well as the wreck of the SS Kyle which remains stuck aground right by the DC-3 memorial to Amelia Earhart.
The "Spirit of Harbour Grace" is a DC-3 plane. There are a couple of information boards telling its history and there is also a Visitor's Information Center right beside the plane site.
There is a statue of Amelia Earhart here as well and in the...More
She is a interesting piece of our history and worth taking a look at. The “Spirit of Harbour Grace” was manufactured in 1943 by the Douglas Aircraft Company in Santa Monica, California and was on charge to the United States Air Force. It served in...More
The spirit of Harbour grace scite is very interesting. The tourist chalet tells the story of the ship in the Harbour "the Kyle". This ship was commissioned in the early 1900s at England. Go into the chalet, see the artifacts and read the history. Very...More