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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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Orwell Corner Historic Village

Surround yourself with the mood, charm and activities of a small Prince Edward Island agricultural crossroads in the 1890s.

Engage in the daily programming, specially chosen to keep children happy, while learning and having tons of fun with the animals. Drop by the general store and the PEI Agricultural Heritage Museum. Visit the working blacksmith shop,
stroll through the gardens and have a picnic outside the old schoolhouse or by a scenic look-off to the beautiful Orwell Bay. 

Now open for the summer


Hours of Operation and Admission

June Hours:
Monday to Friday: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

July and August Hours: Daily 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

  • Adults: $7.50
  • Student: $4.50 (6 to 18 years-old)
  • Preschoolers free
  • Family: $20.00 (2 adults, 2 kids)

Events and Exhibits

Visit our Events and Exhibits page


Orwell Corner Commuity Hall: Open 9:30 to 4:30 daily during summer

Anna's Tea Room Menu - All prices include tax

Chicken Salad Sandwich - 5.75

Soup of the Day - 5.75
Grilled Cheese Sandwich - 3.50
2 Hot Dogs - 3.50
Biscuits - 1.50
Scone or Cinnamon Roll - 2.00
Ice Cream (with or without, strawberry sauce) - 2.50
Coffee, Tea or Lemonade - 1.25


Contact Information

Phone: 902 651-8515
Fax: 902 651-8523
Off Season Phone: (902) 368-6600 weekdays
Orwell Corner Community Hall: (902) 651-8511


Orwell Corner (east of Charlottetown)
GPS N46 9.48 W-062 50.106

Get driving directions