Winter Lecture Series wraps up January 28 when Boyde Beck presents Green Park and Beaconsfield — Two Shipbuilding Stories

Mr. James Yeo Port Hill P.E.I. Meachams Illustrated Historical Atlas of the Province of Prince Edward Island 1880

Green Park Res. of Mr. James Yeo Port Hill P.E.I.
Meacham’s Illustrated Historical Atlas of the Province of Prince Edward Island 1880

The Institute would like to express sincerest thanks to Dr. Monica MacDonald, Historian, Parks Canada, who traveled from Halifax to present the fascinating and engaing talk Dalvay-by-the-Sea: A Historical Overview to a packed house last Monday evening.

James Peake Historical Atlas of the Province of Prince Edward Island 1880

James Peake
Meacham’s Illustrated Historical Atlas of the Province of Prince Edward Island 1880

 

Join the Institute this week, Monday, January 28, when Boyde Beck, popular historian, author, and Curator of History for the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation, wraps up the Winter Lecture Series with Green Park and Beaconsfield — Two Shipbuilding Stories. He will relate the fascinating story of Green Park and Beaconsfield, the former houses of shipbuilders, James Yeo (Jr.), and James Peake (Jr.), and the industry that made them.

Our annual winter lecture series this year is entitled, Saltwater Heritage: The History and Conservation of Our Coastal Architecture and runs on Mondays in January 2013 (7, 14, 21 and 28) from 7 pm, at Beaconsfield’s Carriage House. Admission is open to the public by donation. Storm dates will be announced via local media.

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