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Today in Island History
1992 Lobster fishermen Wendell and Gordon Rayner of Alberton make an unexpected catch when they snag one of their lines on the long lost wreck of the brig Faith, sunk off the Cascumpec Sandhills in the August Gale of 1873.
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All Seven Sites Open June 4th
Two of our Green Park Shipbuilding  Museum & Yeo House Guides Waiting to Welcome Visitors!
Two of our Green Park Shipbuilding Museum & Yeo House Guides Waiting to Welcome Visitors!

Our seasonal museum sites Orwell Corner Historic Village, Basin Head Fisheries Museum, Elmira Railway Museum and Green Park Shipbuilding and Yeo House will be opening June 4th. Please check each museums page for hours of operation.

Artifact of the Week

The provincial collection has artifacts that represent the human and natural heritage of Prince Edward Island. Each week we will be spotlighting an artifact on our Collections Page.

Visit Us Year Round
Beaconsfield Historic House in winter
Beaconsfield Historic House sits on Kent Street at the mouth of the Charlottetown Harbour and across the street from Government House.

We have three locations that remain open all winter. Drop by the Acadian Museum in Miscouche; Beaconsfield Historic House in Charlottetown or the Eptek Art and Culture Centre in Summerside.

Become a Member of the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation
Memberships are available to purchase year round

Becoming an annual member of the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation will help ensure the stories and treasures of our vibrant past continue to be shared with present and future generations!

PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation Island Magazine 
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