Former and merged community names include: · Little Placentia
The U.S. established a naval base here in 1940. Winston Church and Franklin Roosevelt met nearby the following year, aboard the USS Augusta, to issue a joint declaration on the war against fascism.
The naval base was closed in 1975.
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