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

Labrador Development Company houses: two of only 26 original Company houses still standing in Port Hope Simpson.

"The Englishmen" as they were known by locals kept the houses for their own use. Loggers and their families had to build their own and pay the Company a rent for living there.