The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Ferryland
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|Edition of 1920. See also Ferryland on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.|
FERRYLAND, Newfoundland, the capital of a district of the same name, 35 miles south of Saint Johns. It has a good harbor with a lighthouse. Sir George Calvert, afterward Lord Baltimore, founded a settlement here named Avalon. There exist remains of an old fort. Pop. 600.