Friday, November 16, 2012

PEI Genealogical Society Meeting

The PEI Genealogical Society will hold its next general meeting on Saturday November 17 at 2:00 pm at Beaconsfield's Carriage House, located at the corner of Kent and West Streets in Charlottetown. The general public is invited and admission is free.

Guest speakers Mary Jeanette Gallant and Aggi-Rose Reddin of the PEI Scottish Settlers Historical Society Inc. will present an overview of the importance of the Glenaladale Estate to the history and heritage of PEI. Through the use of visuals and artifacts they will provide insights into the lives and activities of Captain John MacDonald and his family. The presentation will also provide a background to the current campaign to preserve the estate for the people of Prince Edward Island.

For anyone wishing to renew or signup for the first time, memberships for 2013 will be available. There will be a brief business meeting as well as featured guest speakers. Please email PEIGS president at if you have any questions.

PEI Genealogical Society

Scottish Read a short history of the Scottish people in PEI

Island Magazine Digitized

In partnership with the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation, the Robertson Library has digitized the complete Island Magazine collection.

The Island Magazine is being made available on-line for the sole purpose of private research and study. Questions regarding rights and permissions for any other re-use or re-production of magazine content should be directed to the editorial offices of The Island Magazine.

For more information, please go to