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1885 A sudden storm traps three ice-boats, containing 22 crew and passengers, on Northumberland Strait for two days. Loss of life is narrowly averted loss of fingers and toes isn't.
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Driving Directions to Orwell

Orwell Corner Historic Village is located just off the Trans Canada Highway, Route #1 midway between Charlottetown (28 kms-20 minutes) and the Northumberland Ferries Terminal at Wood Islands (32 kms - 25 minutes).



From Charlottetown

Take the Hillsborough Bridge and follow the Trans-Canada Hwy East.
Head southeast on the Trans-Canada Hwy toward Bunbury Rd and continue for 25 km.
Turn left onto MacPhail Park Rd and take the first right into the parking lot.

From Montague
- 18 kms or 20 minutes
Take Route 210 across to Kinross and down to the Trans Canada. Turn right and then take your first right and follow the signs.

From Cavendish National Park - Approximately 70 kms or 45 minutes
GPS coordinates are latitude 46.256626, longitude 62.834892