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Today in Island History
1792 A group of Charlottetonians follows Donald McIntire as he is whipped through the town. His crime: petty larceny. His punishment: three sets of 36 lashes, delivered over the course of three weeks. The Court is lenient McIntire only gets 72. Flogging persists as a punishment well into the 1840s.
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Heritage Awards
PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation Heritage Awards

The PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation Heritage Awards ceremony took place on February 20th, 2018. Congratulations to all the 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.

Artifact of the Week
A look at the collections of the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation

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.

Become a Member of the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation
Memberships are available to purchase year round

Becoming an annual member of the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation will help ensure the stories and treasures of our vibrant past continue to be shared with present and future generations!

Exhibit at Eptek Art & Culture Centre
Exhibitions available year round at Eptek Art & Culture Centre

You are invited to view Bernadette Kernaghan's exhibition "Portraits in Oil: New Friends and Neighbours" at Eptek Art& Cultural Centre from January 14th to February 23rd.

PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation Island Magazine 
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