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1877 Get 'em while they last. While buffalo are being hunted to extinction on the Great Plains, Fenton Newbery & Co. is doing a roaring business in buffalo robes. A bale of them go on auction today in Charlottetown.
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All Our Sites Are Open for the Summer

All seven of our sites are now open for our summer season! Come out and give us a visit, we would love to see you!

Ford Model T's at Orwell

On Wednesday July 17, Orwell Corner received a very special visit from members of the 2019 Red Dirt Tour. 200 Model Ts will drove through the village and stopped by for a visit.

Prince Edward Island Pottery Company
HF.84.82.36 - Handled pitcher with yellow-brown glaze made by the PEI Pottery Company.

The Prince Edward Island Pottery Company was founded in 1880 by Frederick W. Hyndman. Using local materials, the company provided earthenware items the households throughout the Maritime provinces.

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 Awards
2019 Heritage Awards

The Heritage Awards Ceremony was held Tuesday, February 19th at Beaconsfield Carriage House. See the list of this year's Award recipients

 

PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation Island Magazine 
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