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

Peake House

 
 
Peake House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 8, 2014
1. Peake House Marker
Inscription.
named for James Peake,
a prominent shipbuilder and merchant
who lived in this building during the
mid 1800s

 
Location. 46° 13.896′ N, 63° 7.525′ W. Marker is in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, in Queens County. Marker is on Water Street just from Queen Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 Water Street, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 1A4, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carvell Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir Louis Henry Davis (within shouting distance of this marker); The Gainsford House (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Great George Street Historic District (about 240 meters away); Dundas Terrace (about 240 meters away); Heralded Arrival… of the Circus (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Sherman M4A2 Medium Battle Tank (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Survey of the Gulf and River St. Lawrence (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlottetown.
 
Also see . . .  50 Water Street - Virtual Tour of Charlottetown. The Honourable James Ellis Peake built this elegant brick house in 1835-36 near his stores and
Peake House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 8, 2014
2. Peake House Marker
wharves and with a view of the harbour where his ships came in.
(Submitted on January 9, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 9, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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