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Today in Island History
1843 A sudden storm overtakes the Island's ice boats on their regular crossing between "the Capes." The passengers and crew spend a frost-bitten night huddled under their boat on the Strait ice.
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PEI Museum Heritage Award Recipients 2016

Heritage Activity

  • City of Charlottetown for Fort Edward Magazine stonework restoration
  • Clara Jean Howard and Craig Clark for former Rose Valley United Church restoration
  • Culture Summerside for Journal Pioneer and 105th Regiment anniversary programming
  • Estelle DesRoches for One Man’s Family
  • Tiber Falzett for various activities
  • Hughie Graham for various activities
  • Jean Jans for various activities
  • Larry and Jane Dugdale for restoration of former Cape Traverse Masonic Hall
  • King George Hall Committee for restoration of King George Hall
  • Ed MacDonald, Irene Novaczek and Josh MacFadyen (editors) for Time and a Place
  • Paige Matthie for Caroline Daly research and exhibit
  • Panmure Island Lighthouse Association for restoration of Panmure Island Lighthouse
  • Stacy MacInnis for restoration of Elliott's Train Station - Read feature article: Bringing history home

Natural Heritage Activity Award

Jackie Waddell

Volunteer of the Year Award
Lois Brown

Mary Cornfoot Brehaut Award
Arlene Morrison

Publication of the Year Award
John Cousins for New London: The Lost Dream

Irene Rogers Award

Ken and Jenny Meister

Award of Honour
Ed MacDonald