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Today in Island History
1845 A large crowd watches as teams of horses drag two newly constructed vessels from the shipyard of John and James MacMillan a half mile out onto the ice at Covehead. When the ice melts, the vessels will automatically be launched.
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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.

Artifact of the Week
A look at the collections of the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation

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.

Exhibit at Eptek Art & Culture Centre
Exhibitions available year round at Eptek Art & Culture Centre

You are invited to view The Best of Red Sands Photography Club, March 4th to March 29th

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