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1883 The Daily Examiner reports that the Colorado potato beetle has reached Prince Edward Island, threatening Island crops. Alarmists fear its advent spells doom for the potato industry it doesn't.
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Exhibt at Eptek Art & Culture Centre
Behind the Panels: Selected Works by Various Island Comic Book Creators June 17th to October 5th, 2018.

Behind the Panels: Selected Works by Various Island Comic Book Creators” will be on display from June 17th until October 5th, 2018. PEI has a strong presence in the comic book arts world, with a surprising number of Islanders creating in this medium and working in this field. In July and August, the centre is open Monday to Saturday 9 to 5 and noon to 5 on Sunday. Admission is by donation

All Seven Sites Open June 4th
Two of our Green Park Shipbuilding  Museum & Yeo House Guides Waiting to Welcome Visitors!
Two of our Green Park Shipbuilding Museum & Yeo House Guides Waiting to Welcome Visitors!

Our seasonal museum sites Orwell Corner Historic Village, Basin Head Fisheries Museum, Elmira Railway Museum and Green Park Shipbuilding and Yeo House will be opening June 4th. Please check each museums page for hours of operation.

Artifact of the Week

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!

PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation Island Magazine 
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