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1973 Smack-dab in the middle of the Island's centennial, a railway strike brings ferry traffic at Borden grinding to a halt for 10 long, frustrating days.
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About the Collections

The provincial collection includes a wide range of artifacts which are representative of the human and natural heritage of Prince Edward Island.

The Island Imagined

An online collection of historic maps of Prince Edward Island featuring atlases, books, images and documents from the Public Archives and Records Office, PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation and the Robertson Library at UPEI. Visit www.islandimagined.ca

Postcard Collection

Our postcard collection is an example of the range of artifacts in our collection. View the collection on Flickr
 

Sorensen Spearpoint

Sorensen Spearpoint
This spearpoint (pictured right) is the oldest man-made object ever discovered in Prince Edward Island. 

The PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation now holds this stone spear point believed to be more than 11,000 years old. It was discovered by the late Aage Sorensen in the 1930s while digging potatoes in Tryon.

Collections of Government and Community Partners


Take an online tour of Prince Edward Island's rich history thanks to our partners.





 
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