Harbour Breton Landslide Monument

Many Newfoundlanders still hold the memory of the disastrous landslide that happened in 1973 on the south side of the town, which caused the loss of numerous lives.

Harbour Breton Landslide Monument: Honouring Lives Lost in 1973

In 1973, a disastrous landslide on the south side of the town of Harbour Breton in Newfoundland, Canada, resulted in the loss of numerous lives. This tragedy deeply affected the entire community, and even today, many Newfoundlanders still vividly remember the devastation that occurred on that fateful day.

As a way to commemorate the lives lost and to pay tribute to the strength and resilience of the community, a monument was erected at the site where the landslide took place. The location serves as a solemn reminder of the tragedy that befell Harbour Breton and its people. The monument itself is a poignant reminder of the power of nature and the impact that it can have on our lives.

Despite the passage of time, the remains of the landslide can still be seen at the site. These remnants serve as a somber reminder of the devastation that occurred and the lives that were lost. Many visitors come from far and wide to pay their respects at this hallowed location, and to reflect on the tragedy and its impact on the people of Harbour Breton.

The Harbour Breton Landslide Monument stands as a testament to the strength and resilience of the community in the face of a catastrophic event. It serves as a place of reflection and remembrance, as well as a symbol of the unbreakable spirit of the people of Harbour Breton. The monument is a testament to the importance of remembering and honoring the lives that were lost, as well as the impact that this tragedy had on the community and the world at large.

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