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Goin’ out West: The History and Presence of Outmigration in PEI

Outmigration became a reality on Prince Edward Island in the mid-nineteenth century, when, in the “Panic of 1857,” Island shipyard workers began to move primarily to New England in search of better opportunities.

Bridging the Gap: The History of Transportation on PEI

When I was five years old my father went to work on the Confederation Bridge.  I was an imaginative child, but I had a hard time understanding what this meant.

Tourism: An Islander's Perspective

New Glasgow, I would have to say, is one of the most stunning places on Prince Edward Island.

Telling Island Stories is now available on the App Store

Our team is pleased to announce that the Telling Island Stories app, developed here at the Robertson Library, is now available worldwide in the Apple App store.

Bringing the Past to the Present

The long drive from Charlottetown to Alberton on Monday morning was made enjoyable by the beautiful weather.

Telling Island Stories Meeting

One partof the Telling Island stories project is collecting information, this is a very important part because without information there is no app.  There are lots of stories and pictures about the Island that are known but there are some stories that people have that have never been heard or seen by the public.  On Monday I attended a meeting at the Arts and Heritage Centre in Alberton.

My Foray with a Forerunner

Island History

 

We're Telling Island Stories, but which stories do we tell?

Community Meeting

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