The airstrip Amelia Earhart launched from in 1932 when she became the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo.
The house of Captain Robert Hawthorn, who made more than 20 Arctic expeditions. In 1909 he cleared a trail in the ice that enabled US commander Robert Peary to make his celebrated dash to the North Pole. Hawthorne C…
Preserves artifacts from the historic site. Stuffed with silver coins, bottle shards and some of the other 150,000 artifacts unearthed on-site so far.
Features a whale skeleton and exhibits on the ongoing Dorset Eskimo archaeological dig on Dildo Island. It's not terribly exciting, but outside are excellent photo opportunities with Captain Dildo and a giant squid.
Learn about notables who have made their way here, including the pirate Peter Easton and aviator Amelia Earhart, at this former redbrick customs house.
England's first colony in Canada dates back to 1610.
The first permanent transatlantic cable was laid at this site in 1966.