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Historical Markers in Belfast, Prince Edward Island

 
Marker detail: Lighthouse Survey and Tender /<br>Relevé de l’emplacement et Appel d’offres image, Touch for more information
Marker detail: Lighthouse Survey and Tender /
Relevé de l’emplacement et Appel d’offres
1Prince Edward Island (Queens County), Belfast — A Lighthouse is Born / La Naissance du Phare
English: Despite its initial success, the Prince Edward Island Steam Navigation Company and its vessel, the St. George, ran into difficulties. Even with investments from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, steamboats were . . . Map (db m140249) HM
2Prince Edward Island (Queens County), Belfast — Point Prim Lighthouse / Le Phare de Point PrimA Lighthouse to Call Our Own / Un Phare Bien à Nous
English: Prince Edward Island's contribution to Nova Scotia's lighthouses inspired the question: What about building a lighthouse here? Petitions for lighthouses began to appear before government by the late 1830s. Concerned . . . Map (db m140246) HM
3Prince Edward Island (Queens County), Belfast — Reliable Communication / Des Communications FiablesSamuel Cunard, Mail Delivery / Samuel Cunard, la Livraison de la Poste — Prince Edward Island Steam Navigation Company —
English: At the same time that the Island was grappling with the issue of lighthouses, it found itself dealing with an issue of a different sort: Mail delivery. Mail delivery was very important, representing the Island's . . . Map (db m140247) HM
4Prince Edward Island (Queens County), Belfast — The 1864 Charlottetown Conference / La Conférence de Charlottetown de 1864Lighting the Way / Un Feu qui Nous Guide
English: Late in the summer of 1864, two events descended upon the city of Charlottetown. One was a circus; the other, a political conference. Of the two, it was the circus that captured the attention of Islanders. But it was the . . . Map (db m140250) HM
5Prince Edward Island (Queens County), Belfast — The Early Years / Les Premières Années
English: Imagine being aboard a ship on a dark, stormy night. The wind is howling fiercely, pushing large waves over the sides of your vessel. You are at the mercy of the elements. Picture a lack of navigational aids, creating a . . . Map (db m140245) HM
 
 
 
 
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Dec. 1, 2022