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Today in Island History
1973 Smack-dab in the middle of the Island's centennial, a railway strike brings ferry traffic at Borden grinding to a halt for 10 long, frustrating days.
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Our Publications

You can curl up by the fire with a good book!  And, there are lots of books to choose from on our list below!  Call 902-368-6600 or visit Eptek in Summerside, Beaconsfield in Charlottetown, or, the Acadian Museum in Miscouche for a great selection of reading material, maps, jewellery and artwork. 

Available at
Beaconsfield, Eptek Art & Culture Centre,
The Acadian Musuem
& the Bookmark in the
Confederation Court Mall!


The following listings are in Canadian dollars including 5% HST (Canadian tax). Shipping is extra. Most of these items can be purchased in Beaconsfield's gift/book shop at 2 Kent St. Charlottetown, Eptek Art & Culture Centre, in Summerside or, can be ordered and sent to you by calling 902-368-6600.

  • Callbecks of Bedeque: A Century of Enterprise by Boyde Beck - $24.95
  • Alex B. Campbell:  The Prince Edward Island Premier Who Rocked the Cradle - $34.95
  • Compact Meacham's Atlas - $29.95
  • The Jubilee Cookbook - $9.95
  • The Landscapes of Confederation - $24.95
  • Charlottetown: A History - $49.95
  •  A Thousand Young Men: The Colonial Volunteer Militia of PEI - $29.95
  • Abegweit Dynasty: The Story of the Abegweit Amateur Athletic Association - $17.50
  • Country Churchyards:Historic Churches of PEI- $9.35
  • Down at the Shore: History of Summerside PEI - $4.95
  • Getting the Lights - $9.95
  • Heritage House Notes - $5.00
  • The History of St. Dunstan's - $50.00
  • The Life of the Liberal Party: A History of the Liberal Party in PEI - $5.00
  • Silver Fox Odyssey:The History of the Canadian Silver Fox Industry - $9.95
  • Uniforms of the PEI Militia (1794-1873) - $4.98
  • A Lobster Tale:The Lobster Fishery of PEI - $1.00

*Shipping costs vary according to weight of package and destination.