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1925 The Island's most famous nurse, Georgina Fane Pope, celebrates 50 years in her profession. In between overseas service in the Boer War and World War I, the Island's "Florence Nightingale" was first matron of the Canadian Army Medical Corps.
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Beaconsfield Historic House

Built in 1877 for James and Edith Peake, Beaconsfield was one of Charlottetown’s most elegant homes. Featuring the finest in materials and craftsmanship, it was also equipped with all the latest conveniences of the day. The Peakes, unfortunately, were destined to enjoy Beaconsfield for a very short time - a time filled with triumphs and tragedies.
 
Henry Cundall, the second owner, moved into Beaconsfield in 1883 with his sisters Penelope and Millicent.  After his death in 1916, the house was used as a young ladies’ residence, and later, the “Cundall Home” became a residence for student nurses.
 
Today, Beaconsfield Historic House stands as a fine example of Victorian architecture with many wonderful features intact, and, has a fascinating story to tell. It is open year-round for tours and hosts lectures, concerts and other special events in the Carriage House. Visit our gift shop featuring Island books, magazines, pottery and prints.

Open Year Round

NOTICE:
The lovely rooms at Beaconsfield are
undergoing a thorough cleaning. The site is
still open for tours, but we ask that
you  please excuse any areas that are dismantled!


Hours:
November to April

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday - Noon to 4pm
Other Times by Appointment

May

Monday to Friday,
12Noon to 4pm & other times by appointment

June

Monday - Friday,  10am - 4pm

Sunday - 1pm - 4pm Hours may vary.
Please call   902-368-6603 to confirm

July and August

Monday to Saturday: 10am - 4:30pm
Sunday: 12Noon - 4:30pm
(last tour of the day - 4:15pm)

September & October

Monday to Friday, 12Noon to 4pm
Hours vary on cruise ship days - please call
902-368-6603 to confirm times
 

Admission  * All prices include HST

Seniors recieve a 10%
Discount off Regular
Adult admission

Adult: $5.00

Student: $4.00

Family: $14.00 (two adults, two children)

Group and school tour rates available


Events

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Contact Information

Phone: (902) 368-6603

Fax: (902) 368-6608

Email: beaconsfield@gov.pe.ca

Location

2 Kent Street, Charlottetown

Corner of West and Kent Street

GPS N46 13.89 W-063 8.034

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