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Today in Island History
1912 "Bird Boy" Cecil Peoli, 18, of New York makes the first flight on Prince Edward Island, a 10-15 minute jaunt above Charlottetown's exhibition grounds. The flight, in a biplane designed by Capt. James Baldwin, is part of a tour of eastern Canada.
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Driving Directions to Orwell

Orwell Corner Historic Village is located just off the Trans Canada Highway, Route #1 midway between Charlottetown (28 kms-20 minutes) and the Northumberland Ferries Terminal at Wood Islands (32 kms - 25 minutes).

From Charlottetown

Take the Hillsborough Bridge and follow the Trans-Canada Hwy East.
Head southeast on the Trans-Canada Hwy toward Bunbury Rd and continue for 25 km.
Turn left onto MacPhail Park Rd and take the first right into the parking lot.

From Montague
- 18 kms or 20 minutes

Take Route 210 across to Kinross and down to the Trans Canada. Turn right and then take your first right and follow the signs.


From Cavendish National Park - Approximately 70 kms or 45 minutes


GPS coordinates are latitude 46.256626, longitude 62.834892