Port Hope Simpson

Attractions, travel, accommodation, events, festivals, transportation, services & stores. Come along & enjoy great hospitality & local Labrador cuisine. Explore the fascinating history about the first company town in Labrador. Discover the settlers' courageous struggle against a legacy of unsustainable development of the Labrador forests. Salmon and trouting rivers, icebergs, whale-watching, boat rides, Sno-blast skidoo activities for young & old geared to the fast & slow.

Thursday, May 25, 2006

3 June 1935: Sir John Hope Simpson outside Buckingham Palace after receiving a knighthood

21 November 1936: decorated by the Republic of China with the Order of the Brilliant Jade for his services as Director-General of the Chinese National Government Flood Relief Commission; 1 February 1937: "lately a member of the Commission of Government, Newfoundland" awarded the K.B.E.;photograph courtesy Professor Peter Neary