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Today in Island History
1790 500 worth of treasury notes, the Island's first paper currency, are issued to combat the colony's shortage of specie. The term of circulation is three years. Despite bearing the warning, "Death to Counterfeiters," the results are diasappointing.
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Annual General Meeting
PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation Annual General Meeting

Please join us for the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation's Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 6:30 pm.

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.

Heritage Award Nomination Forms Available
PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation Heritage Awards

The PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation Heritage Award nomination forms are now available. Nominations are due January 7th, 2019.

Exhibit At Acadian Museum - 165th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force
Rise up Acadians, Forward for Honour! 165th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force opens at The Acadian Museum of Prince Edward Island

The public is invited to the opening of the exhibit "Rise up Acadians, Forward for Honour! 165th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force " held at the Acadian Museum of Prince Edward Island, Miscouche, on Friday November 23rd at 1:30pm

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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