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Charlottetown in Queens County, Prince Edward Island — The Canadian Atlantic
 

The Gainsford House

c. 1833

 
 
The Gainsford House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 1, 1991
1. The Gainsford House Marker
Inscription. This double tenement, built by John and Elizabeth Gainsford, became a landmark in a city largely built of wood. It is Charlottetown’s oldest surviving brick building. For many years the east side was the home of John Iags, editor of “The Islander” newspaper.
 
Location. 46° 13.969′ N, 63° 7.414′ W. Marker is in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, in Queens County. Marker is on Water Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102-104 Water Street, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 1A6, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Great George Street Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Heralded Arrival… of the Circus (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Carvell Building (about 150 meters away); Peake House (about 180 meters away); Hillsborough Bridge (about 210 meters away); Threaded Together with Iron and Steel (about 210 meters away); Railway Car Shop (about 210 meters away); Survey of the Gulf and River St. Lawrence (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlottetown.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Prince Edward Island Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 1, 1991
2. Prince Edward Island Visitor Center
Dock at the Canadian Pacific Hotel, Charlottetown, PEI image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 1, 1991
3. Dock at the Canadian Pacific Hotel, Charlottetown, PEI
Charlottetown PEI Coastal Waters image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 1, 1991
4. Charlottetown PEI Coastal Waters
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 29, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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