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1838 HMS Malabar runs aground off Cape Bear. After jettisoning her 36 guns, she is re- floated with the assistance of local shipowner Joseph Wightman. His feat earns him the nickname "Sir Joseph Malabar," and a gift of plate from the British government worth £500.
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This week in 1864

Weekly website postings from the Public Archives and Records Office will give Islanders insight into life on Prince Edward Island in 1864 and will serve as a great way to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference.

1864 Almanac launched

A new almanac from the Public Archives and Records Office will provide readers with an overview of life on Prince Edward Island 150 years ago and will be a great addition to the 2014 celebrations.

Rediscovering our history
Purchase your own copy of the latest reprint of Meachamís 1880 Atlas for $29.95.

The Prince Edward Island Museum and Heritage Foundation has commissioned a reprint of the most comprehensive property atlas ever published of Prince Edward Island. The new reprint of the Meacham's 1880 Atlas is on sale now.


Alex B. Campbell: The PEI Premier
Who Rocked the Cradle
Book Signing
Friday, October 24
11:00am - 1:00pm
  The Bookmark - Confederation Court Mall


Both the author, Wade MacLauchlan
and Mr. Campbell will be signing books for purchase!




Immediately below, is a link to the UPEI Robertson Library Website, where you may access all of the The Island Magazines, inlcuding those now out of print.
http://vre2.upei.ca/islandmagazine/fedora/repository


2014 marks the 150th anniversary of the 1864 Charlottetown Conference

– the event that led to the creation of Canada.  Reason to celebrate? We think so! Year-long, province-wide events, festivals and celebrations will commemorate this landmark event and you’re invited.  Join us in PEI for a celebration 150 years in the making! For information on all things PEI 2014, visit pei2014.ca

 

 

Alex B. Campbell:
The PEI Premier Who Rocked the Cradle

 Written by Wade MacLauchlan, this PEI Museum publication is available at all seven of our museums.

Cost is $34.95 + 5% HST- Purchase on line at http://www.alexbcampbell.com/  (shipping extra)

In addition, this book is available at the following locations:
Avonlea Village, Carr's Lobster Pound, L. M. Montgomery Homestead, MacPhee' Save Easy and Souris Home Hardware, Cows Creamery, Anne of Green Gables Chocolates, PEI Preserve Co., PEI Brewing Co., The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts, Watermark Theatre, UPEI Bookstore and The Bookmark in the Charlottetown Mall.  Contact 902-368-6600 for information.

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