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1929 Three bishops and an archbishop attend the solemn dedication ceremony as St. Dunstan's Cathedral is raised to the status of a basilica. Rome has accorded this distinction to honour the centennial of the creation of the Diocese of Charlottetown.
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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 view "Rise up Acadians, Forward for Honour! 165th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force " held at the Acadian Museum of Prince Edward Island, Miscouche, until May 2019

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

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.

PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation Island Magazine 
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