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Tuesday, February 17, 2015
PEI kicks off Samuel Holland 250 lecture series Thursday
year marks the 250th anniversary of the completion of Samuel
Holland’s map of Prince Edward Island by holding a series of
lectures and educational activities.
highlight of the Samuel Holland 250 Commemorations will be the
restoration and display of Samuel Holland's original 1765 map of
Prince Edward Island which will be part of an exhibit at the
Confederation Centre Art Gallery later this year.
first lecture will take place on Thursday 19 February 2015 at 7 p.m.
in Room 21C of the Charlottetown Centre, Prince of Wales Campus of
Holland College. The presenters will be island authors and historians
Boyde Beck and Georges Arsenault, along with Aubrey Bell, a local
gallery owner who specializes in antique maps.
there is a snowstorm, the tentative date for this lecture will be
Thursday 26 February 2015 at 7 p.m.
you go to the site at http://samuelholland250pei.ca/,
you will be able to take the Samuel Holland quiz, get the answer to
What’s my Lot?, and read the Recounting the Holland Survey.
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