Stories from the Forgotten Coast

By Robert C. Parsons

Toll of the Sea tells of the communities along Newfoundland’s South Coast, often referred to in yesteryear’s print as ‘The Forgotten Coast.’ Away from the mainstream Avalon Peninsula and the more populous northeast corner of the island, this economically stable area was busy at the turn of the century sending schooners to the banks and tern schooners to foreign markets, but South Coast communities paid a price in lost ships and men.

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