Charlottetown landmarks in photos, then and now

Did you know Charlottetown just turned 165? A look some of the capital’s enduring landmarks

Sara Fraser · CBC News · Posted: Aug 09, 2020 6:00 AM AT

Happy birthday, Charlottetown! P.E.I.’s capital city turned 165 this past week. 

We decided to take a look back at some of the city’s beloved and enduring features and landmarks, and compare them to how they look today.

Thanks to P.E.I.’s Public Archives and Records Office, City of Charlottetown heritage researcher and collection officer Natalie Munn and historian and blogger Harry Holman for help with this article.

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New walking trail loops around P.E.I. giving residents a chance to see ocean vistas, quiet country roads – The Guardian

Island Trails has developed a new 700-kilometre walking trail which loops around the perimeter of Prince Edward Island. 

Called the Island Walk, it is modelled after the famous long-distance walking trail, the Camino de Santiago in Spain. Island Trails recently launched a website and social media pages that include more information on how Islanders and visitors can complete and enjoy the Island Walk. 

“P.E.I. has stunning (open water) vistas and quiet country roads that have a beauty that’s comparable to anything we have seen in France, Spain and elsewhere,” said Bryson Guptill, member of the Island Trails and Island Walk committee.

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