Hawthorne Cottage National Historic Site

Irishtown Rd. & Hwy. 70
Brigus, NL A0A 1K0- Map It
(709) 528-4004

AAA Editor Notes

Hawthorne Cottage National Historic Site, off Hwy. 70 at the corner of Irishtown Rd., was the home of Capt. Robert A. Bartlett, who commanded Adm. Robert Peary's ship, The Roosevelt, during the first expedition to the North Pole in 1909. The cottage contains period furnishings and photographs from Bartlett's various journeys. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Cottage $3.90; $3.40 (ages 65+); $1.90 (ages 6-16); $9.80 (family).
Hours: Cottage daily 10-6, June 1-Sept. 5; Wed.-Sun. 10-6, in June. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.