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Today in Island History
1850 The brig Fanny, carrying 43 eager Island gold-seekers, arrives in San Francisco. Their departure seized the imagination of the whole colony. But there will be no fortunes for the Fanny's prospectors in the gold fields.
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Events and Activities


Upcoming Events

In the Carriage House

Hillsborough River Association 

Monday, May 1 at 7:30pm
All Around the Hillsborough Series
with guest speaker
JoDee Samuelson - Mills of the Hillsborough



Nature PEI Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, May 2 at 7:30 
All are Welcome!

PEI Craft Council AGM

Tuesday, May 23 at 7pm

Nature PEI Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, June 6 at 7:30pm
Beaconsfield Bookstore
     & Gift Shoppe      
              Visit our gift shop featuring Island books, magazines and pottery, prints and jewellery


For more information about Beaconsfield Historic House or events in the Carriage House, please call 902-368-6603 or email