History & Heritage Aerial view of Charlottetown's city hall building

Heritage and History

Who’s Yer Father?

Has Charlottetown got stories to tell? You bet! History comes alive in our little city with a big past, where you’ll happen upon daily vignettes of the 1864 Charlottetown Conference, Fathers lounging on benches or rowing boats (the sculptured kind), and historic tours that reveal the many facets of Charlottetown’s past

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From Charlottetown’s pivotal role in the formation of Canada to its rich and colourful past as the commercial centre of Island life, there’s loads to unearth as you explore the city. Take time to discover the heritage homes, storefronts, and green spaces that define the historic downtown. Ready for a history lesson you’ll love? It’s time to discover Charlottetown.

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