Town of Woody Point – JW Roberts Heritage House

Identity area

Identifier

NL0005

Authorized form of name

Town of Woody Point – JW Roberts Heritage House

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Community

Contact area

 

Town Manager/Town Council/Heritage Committee Primary contact

Type

Address

Street address

P.O. Box 100

Locality

Woody Point

Region

Bonne Bay, NL

Country name

Canada

Postal code

A0K 1P0

Telephone

709) 453-2273/74

Fax

Email

Note

Description area

History

The house was built for John William Roberts circa. 1906 and was a family residence for the Roberts family until its purchase by The Town of Woody Point in 2004 as part of an overall waterfront development project. The house underwent restoration to its original character and furnished with either furnishings left with the house or donations and loans from local residents. The house opened as a visitor centre and commenced visitor tours in 2005.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Mandates/ Authority - Owned and managed by the Town of Woody Point and utilized as a visitor centre and for visitor tours.

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

Archival material for this institution is stored on a computer or in regular filing cabinets in a basement office at the Town of Woody Point office building.

Buildings

Holdings

Records (include but are not limited to)
-Interviews from older residents
-Historic Pictures, in both original and digital form. Subjects include: people; 1922 waterfront fire;
old buildings no longer in place; and as current heritage buildings.
-General heritage files from various heritage projects over the years.
-Proposals for various heritage building projects.
-Heritage Committee agendas and minutes in hard copy and on computer.

Finding aids, guides and publications

Records are not catalogued at this time..

Access area

Opening times

The house is open for 7 weeks in the summer and is staffed by summer students, with hours of operation depending on the number of students approved through student programs.

Access conditions and requirements

A fee is collected for visits. $3 Adults, $2 seniors and students, and children under 12 are allowed in free of charge.

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Reproduction services

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

P.O. Box 100
Woody Point, Bonne Bay, NL
CA A0K 1P0