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Ambulance Service Notice
Mackenzie's Ambulance service requested the town's help in notifying all residents of the importance of knowing their street address and having it readily available to pass to the paramedics in case of an emergency. Many of the drivers are not familiar with the area and knowing the street address is essential in getting the paramedics to your home as soon as possible.

If you are unsure of your street address, please contact the town office, we can provide it to you.

Posted: June 6, 2017 9:31 pm NFLD

Water Thaw Up - Policy Change
Residents are advised that effective immediately, council has adopted a new policy for water thaw up. There will be a $25.00 fee per person/per hour charged to anyone needing the town's assistance in clearing frozen water lines. There will be a $25.00 fee per day for rental of water tanked used in thawing frozen water lines.

Posted: June 6, 2017 9:22 pm NFLD

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The Harvey Family Legend
Newfoundland DogIn 1828, the Harvey family, with the aid of their Newfoundland dog, "Hairyman", rescued 163 people from the sinking brig "Despatch", shipwrecked on the rocks off Isle Aux Morts. They made another daring rescue in 1838, saving 25 crew members from the Glasgow ship, the "Rankin". The present day Coast Guard Ship "Ann Harvey", is named in memory of the daughter of George Harvey who, while she was only 17 years old, assisted in these heroic deeds. [Read more]

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9th Annual Ann Harvey Days

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Annual Rope Tug Contest - Ann Harvey Days 2010

This annual event runs this year from July 24th thru 29th, 2015. A 4-day festival commemorating and celebrating the famous Harvey Story and the heroism of Ann Harvey and her Newfoundland' dog, Hairyman who helped the family rescue 163 people from the sinking brig, Despatch, in 1828 and another 25 from the Rankin in 1838.

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During this event, visitors can experience craftworks and demonstrations by local artisans, book readings of Ann and Seamus by local Harvey descendants, guided tours and walks on the Harvey Trail with actual Newfoundland Dogs, dinner theatre productions performed by local residents, demonstrations of how traditional foods are prepared and even an opportunity to taste these delicious foods or purchase a meal at our Hairyman's Safe Haven Cafe.

Be prepared to revisit the 1800's as our locals really dress the part. Get involved with folks of all ages in various fun heritage events such as the Amazing Race, the Despatch Survivor Contest and the Harvey Boat Race and of course, dance the night away to the entertainment of our fine local musicians.

For more information about participating in Ann Harvey Days commemorations, please contact us by phone at (709) 698-3441 or via e-mail at info@isleauxmorts.ca.

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Visit Historic Isle aux Morts
Situated on the rugged shoreline of Newfoundland's South West Coast, Isle aux Morts is a perfect destination for visitors looking for breathtaking scenery. Hills carpeted in reds, greens and gold of Newfoundland's mossy terrain surround the "Island of the Dead", a fitting name considering the hundreds of ships and lives that have been lost off the Isle aux Morts coast.. [See Attractions]

Posted: July 18, 2013 2:08 pm NFLD

Discovery of Mushrow Astrolabes
Learn about the valuable discovery of the Mushrow Astrolabes - found in the early 1980's on a shipwreck off the coast of Isle aux Morts.  [Read about Mushrow Astrolabes]

Posted: Feb 29, 2012 2:11 pm NFLD