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1818 Henry Smith, the lieutenant governor's son, underscores his father's demand that the Assembly adjourn by putting his fist through one of the windows in the Assembly room. "I ups with my fist and slashed it through the window," he confesses. He is unrepentant, but then, so is the governor.
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Driving Directions to Beaconsfield

From the Confederation Bridge
Follow the Transcanada Highway (route 1) to Charlottetown.
Turn right onto North River Road to the end; then left onto Brighton Road;
then right onto Terry Fox Drive and then left onto Kent Street.
Beaconsfield is located 100 meters up Kent Street on the right hand side of the road at 2 Kent Street on the corner of West and Kent Streets.

From the Northumberland Ferry

Follow the Trans Canada Highway (route 1) to Charlottetown.
From the Hillsborough Bridge continue straight onto Grafton Street to the end;
turn right onto West Street and left onto Kent Street.