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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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Diving

The Isle aux Morts coastline is a diver's paradise.

The coastline of Isle aux Morts is dotted with many shipwrecks. An area just off our coast has been designated as a Provincial Historic Site. This is where the Mushrow Astrolabes were recovered. These are two very rare navigational instruments which date back to the early 1600s.

Link: Gulf News Article 2010: Divers retrieve ship's bell
Link: Mushrow Astrolabe Historical Discovery


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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