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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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PEI Museum Heritage Award Recipients 2017

Heritage Activity

  • Ashely Condon & Ken Spears for preservation of the building housing the Copper Bottom Brewing Company
  • Rudy Croken -  for his work on the history of  the  automobile on Prince Edward Island
  • Vimy 100th Project: Student Group
  • Monsieur Alcide Bernard, président  “L’Exposition agricole et le Festival acadien”  for work
    on L’Exposition agricole.
  • PEI Scottish Settlers Historical Society for work promoting Scottish culture
  • Katherine Dewar for work on the Georgina Pope Exhibit
  • City of Charlottetown for “Picturing a City” exhibit
  • Lot 16 Seniors History Book Committee c/o Winston and Edith Yeo
  • Hillsborough River Association Book Committee for work on the book “The History of Mount Stewart”
  • Clyde River Pageant – for their work on the pageant – Emily Wells, Ker Wells  and  Megan Stewart
  • Marly and Greg Anderson for work on the Grand Victorian Wedding & Events Facility 

Natural Heritage Activity Award

Fiep de Bie

Volunteer of the Year Award
Estelle Dalton

Youth Volunteer of the Year

Lucas MacCormack

Mary Cornfoot Brehaut Award
Scott Arsenault Shane 

Publication of the Year Award
Owen Connolly: The Making of a Legacy by Leonard Cusack

Irene Rogers Award

Carter Jeffery

Wendell Boyle Award

Catherine MacLellan  for  “If it’s Alright with You: The Songs of Gene MacLellan”

Boyde Beck Memorial Award

Dr. Edward MacDonald

Award of Honour
Ben Hoteling and Dwaine Oakley 

Photographs of "Presentation of awards by Antoinette Perry, Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island"