"Mud Lake, Central Labrador" Top 5 Page for this destination Province of Newfoundland and Labrador Off The Beaten Path Tip by jamiesno

  Me on snowmobile in front of the community church.
by jamiesno

Mud Lake is a small community just a few miles away from Happy Valley - Goose Bay and makes for a beautiful little side trip.

Mud Lake was settled around 1850 as trapping and fishing community, based on a non-wage economy: where trapping animals for furs and subsistence living, tending gardens and hunting and fishing were the norm. This little settlement experienced a boom between 1901 and 1910 when the Dickie Lumber Company from Nova Scotia set up lumber operations.

Website: http://www.ourlabrador.ca

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  • Written Jun 28, 2004
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