Captain Savalette

This monument is between Charlos Cove & Cole Harbour & describes how Captain Savalette was a pioneer of the dry fish industry.

Monument text reads:


Among the islands in this bay, Captain Savalette, pioner of the "dry" fishery in Nova Scotia, carried on his trade for many years from 1565 onward. In 1607 he entertained both Champlain and Lescarbot on their way from Port Royal to Canso.

À partir de 1565, le capitaine Savalette, pionnier des sècheries de poisson en Nouvelle-Écosse, exerça son métier dans les nes de cette baie. En 1607, il fut l'hote de Champlain et de Lescarbot faisant route de Port Royàl a Canso.

Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.
Commission deslieux et monuments historiques du Canada.

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