Saddle Island, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Saddle Island is located in Newfoundland and Labrador
Saddle Island
Saddle Island
Location of Saddle Island in Newfoundland and Labrador

Saddle Island is a settlement in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Saddle Island is part of the Red Bay UNESCO site, a 16th-century Basque whaling station. On the island are the locations of a number of former tryworks sites and of cooperages. In two places, there are broken ceramic roofing tiles indicating the locations of Basque buildings. There is also a cemetery from which samples of clothing were obtained so that reconstructions can be displayed in the museum on the mainland.


Coordinates: 57°36′22″N 61°25′01″W / 57.606°N 61.417°W / 57.606; -61.417