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Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada / Port La-Joie, Isle-St-Jean, Acadia

Charlottetown was originally a French settlement called Port la Joie. It was renamed in honour of Queen Charlotte, wife of George, after the island passed to Britain in 1763.

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  • Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada / Port La-Joie, Isle-St-Jean, Acadia
    Map of Acadia - www.acadian-cajun.com/ acadmap.htm
  • 1719 - Port La Joie established
    Three hundred settlers from France, sponsored by the commercial company of the Count de St-Pierre, established the first colony on the island, Port...Read MORE...


  • 1758 - Deportation
    The Deportation of Acadians from Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) took place. These Acadians were deported to France. It is however interesting to ...Read MORE...


  • 1768 - October 25 - Port La Joie, the major town in Prince Edward Island, founded by the French, is renamed Charlottetown in honour of Queen Charlotte, wife of George III. Charlottetown, PEI

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ October_25

  • 1816 - Cathedral Basilica of St. Dunstan established at Charlottetown

    www.gcatholic.org

  • 1873 - June 22 - Prince Edward Island Assembly agrees to petition Britain to allow the province to join Confederation; date later set as July 1, 1873. - Charlottetown, PEI

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ June_22

  • 1873
    CHARLOTTETOWN, the capital of Prince Edward Island, and of Queens co., is well situated on the Hillsborough River, near the southern coast. Lat. 46°...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Charlottetown
    Charlottetown, the capital of Prince Edward Island, and of Queens co, is on the Hillsborough River, near the southern coast. Lat. 46° 15' N.; lon....Read MORE...


  • Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada / Port La-Joie, Isle-St-Jean, Acadia
    A pretty view, Victoria Park, Charlottetown, P. E. Island.
  • Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada / Port La-Joie, Isle-St-Jean, Acadia
    Miltons Old Spain, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
  • Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada / Port La-Joie, Isle-St-Jean, Acadia
    St. Dunstan's Basilica. Charlottetown. P. E. Island. Canada
  • News 1912 - Falling Window Hangs Boy.
    Charlottestown, P. E. I. - Harry Arbing, and 11 year old boy, was killed here by a strange accident.

    He went to his school to light the fire, and, ...Read MORE...


  • 1916
    Charlotte town, a city, port of entry, and the capital of Prince Edward Island and of Queens co., is on the Hills borough River, near the southern...Read MORE...


  • 1929 - Church of the Holy Redeemer established in Charlottetown

    www.gcatholic.org

  • Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada / Port La-Joie, Isle-St-Jean, Acadia
    Cathedral Basilica of St. Dunstan
    45 Great George St., Charlottetown, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
    Source: Google maps
  • News 1931 - FIRE AT HOSPITAL FOR INSANE KILLS THREE, 300 PATIENTS DRIVEN INTO COLD OF NIGHT.
    Charlottetown, P.E.I., Dec. 15 - With two known dead and three missing persons believed also to have lost their lives in the flames, the Falconwood...Read MORE...




Old Photos, Pictures, Advertisements and Postcards from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada / Port La-Joie, Isle-St-Jean, Acadia


Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada / Port La-Joie, Isle-St-Jean, Acadia
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Map of Acadia - www.acadian-cajun.com/ acadmap.htm

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada / Port La-Joie, Isle-St-Jean, Acadia
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A pretty view, Victoria Park, Charlottetown, P. E. Island.

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada / Port La-Joie, Isle-St-Jean, Acadia
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Miltons Old Spain, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.


Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada / Port La-Joie, Isle-St-Jean, Acadia
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St. Dunstan's Basilica. Charlottetown. P. E. Island. Canada

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada / Port La-Joie, Isle-St-Jean, Acadia
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Cathedral Basilica of St. Dunstan
45 Great George St., Charlottetown, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
Source: Google maps
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  • 1719 - Port La Joie established
    Three hundred settlers from France, sponsored by the commercial company of the Count de St-Pierre, established the first colony on the island, Port... Read MORE...

  • 1758 - Deportation
    The Deportation of Acadians from Ile St-Jean (Prince Edward Island) took place. These Acadians were deported to France. It is however interesting to ... Read MORE...

  • 1768 - October 25 - Port La Joie, the major town in Prince Edward Island, founded by the French, is renamed Charlottetown in honour of Queen Charlotte, wife of George III. Charlottetown, PEI

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ October_25
  • 1816 - Cathedral Basilica of St. Dunstan established at Charlottetown

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1873
    CHARLOTTETOWN, the capital of Prince Edward Island, and of Queens co., is well situated on the Hillsborough River, near the southern coast. Lat. 46°... Read MORE...

  • 1873 - June 22 - Prince Edward Island Assembly agrees to petition Britain to allow the province to join Confederation; date later set as July 1, 1873. - Charlottetown, PEI

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ June_22
  • 1895 - Charlottetown
    Charlottetown, the capital of Prince Edward Island, and of Queens co, is on the Hillsborough River, near the southern coast. Lat. 46° 15' N.; lon.... Read MORE...

  • News  1912 - Falling Window Hangs Boy.
    Charlottestown, P. E. I. - Harry Arbing, and 11 year old boy, was killed here by a strange accident.

    He went to his school to light the fire, and, ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Charlotte town, a city, port of entry, and the capital of Prince Edward Island and of Queens co., is on the Hills borough River, near the southern... Read MORE...

  • 1929 - Church of the Holy Redeemer established in Charlottetown

    www.gcatholic.org
  • News  1931 - FIRE AT HOSPITAL FOR INSANE KILLS THREE, 300 PATIENTS DRIVEN INTO COLD OF NIGHT.
    Charlottetown, P.E.I., Dec. 15 - With two known dead and three missing persons believed also to have lost their lives in the flames, the Falconwood... Read MORE...

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