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1880 The Patriot announces that Dr. McNeill of Stanley Bridge has raised a crop of sugar cane, 1000 lbs. of sugar to the acre. Despite McNeill's success, a new industry does not develop.
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The news you need...from 1864
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.



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/repositor


For Christmas!




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: 
(some locations are open summers only)
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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