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1929 Three bishops and an archbishop attend the solemn dedication ceremony as St. Dunstan's Cathedral is raised to the status of a basilica. Rome has accorded this distinction to honour the centennial of the creation of the Diocese of Charlottetown.
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Events and Exhibits

 

Canada Day: Saturday, July 1

10:00AM to 12:00 PM

Miniature train and speeder/trolley rides, birthday cake, puppet show by Don't Ye Know Theatre and lots of Canada Day souvenirs.

Move of the Old Station to New Home in Elmira - June 2016

Once refurbished the building will be used for programming and storage

          

Elmira Exhibits

The permanent exhibit at Elmira contains many items from the retired CN ferry - The Abegweit. For many decades, the trains helped connect passengers to the CN ferries which took people and goods from PEI to the mainland and back. At a time when the trains still ran on the Island, you caught the right train to be on time for the ferry, and caught the right ferry to be on time for the train. 

Bridge telegraph, which transmitted ship speed commands below deck along with the ship's compass


A reflecting kerosene lamp from the Abegweit



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