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1894 24 April A spring snowstorm catches lobster fishermen by surprise. At least two schooners are lost at sea, and lobster factories across the province report boats missing.
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Orwell Corner Events and Exhibits

Our Piggies for 2016!

For information about Orwell Corner call 651-8515 or email –

Eilean an Àigh: Gaelic Folkways Festival and Summer Institute

Macphail Homestead, near Orwell Corner Historic Village -  August 26-27
Further information on the events can be found at:

Tuesday Night Concert Series - The Treble with Girls

In the  hall, every Tuesday in July and August.

Eastern PEI Trator Club and Orwell Corner Historic Village

Presents, Old Farm Day  (formerly  The Harvest Festival)

September 3 -  11am - 4pm - rain or shine

Events - grain binder, thresher, hay harvest, hay storage, tractor run, tractor games, shingle mill,
rope making, live music, Barry Hogan demonstrations
Demonstrations - blacksmithg, candle making, wagon rides, draft horses, antique cars and trucks, village tours, stationary engine displays
      Call 902-651-8515 for info

Horror at the Corner - Spooky Fun for the Family!

Date Close to Halloween to be announced!

School Tours and Programming for Summer and Fall 2016

School programming is tailored for grades 1 to 6 and includes guided tours of all village buildings, scheduled lunch break followed by hands-on activities including a visit with the blacksmith, candle and ice cream making and a horse and wagon ride (weather permitting). Teachers may call 651-8515 to book a tour

Children's Programming

July and August for children aged 6 to 14

We  will  make visiting Orwell Corner fun for your children. Under staff supervision, regular activities include ice cream making, candle making, farm chores, treasure hunting for knowledge, gardening, rope making and a visiting the blacksmith. Check with the admissions clerk on arrival for schedule.

Hungry?   Dine with Us!
Anna's Tea Room
-- open daily in summer
Closing Sept 21, 2016

Our tea room serves a simple menu of traditional food, well prepared and reasonably priced. We also offer a picnic lunch, packed to travel in a wicker basket to be enjoyed on site at one of our many picnic tables. (subject to refundable deposit)  Menu includes tea, coffee, lemonade, sandwiches, home-made cinnamon rolls, Anna's famous buttermilk scones, cookies, ice cream and strawberries. The strawberry jam is produced using berries grown in our own chemical free garden.