National Geographic : 1941 Jul
kapallcuerC A.lar~eu Nestling Among Rocky Hills Scoured Bare by Ancient Glaciers, Little Brigus Dreams ofBygone Glories Birthplace of "Cap'n Bob" Bartlett, Brigus was once a busy home port for schooners that fished off Labrador,headquarters ofasealing fleet, and acenter of shipbuilding (pages 136 and 138). Brigus records date back to 1687. Many fine old houses, still standing, remindthe visitor ofthetown's past importance. Moss and lichens cover the rocks, and grass grows only in hollows where a little soil has accumulated. The road to St.John's winds away totheright.