2014 marks the 150th anniversary of the 1864 Charlottetown Conference – the event that led to the creation of Canada. Reason to celebrate? We think so! Year-long, province-wide events, festivals and celebrations will commemorate this landmark event and you're invited. Join us in PEI for a celebration 150 years in the making! For information on all things PEI 2014, visit pei2014.ca.
The Cardigan Heritage Association would like to announce their 2014 project!
Celebrating Shipbuilding in Cardigan
July 12, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Prepare to be amazed, entertained and educated as Cardigan unveils a sculpture to honor those involved in Shipbuilding in the area.. July 12, 2014 from 10 to 4 will be a fun family day with heritage displays, demonstrations, stories, music, dancing and food. A photo shoot of descendants of those shipbuilders will end the day.
Fun day of activities to honor those involved in shipbuilding in the Cardigan area from 1820-1920
Unveiling a sculpture
Demonstrations using shipbuilding tools
Photo shoot with descendants
Also - We need your help!
Part of the day's activities on July 12, 2014 is a photo shoot of descendants of the people involved in the Shipbuilding in this area.. All descendants are invited and you can check the lists that follow of names of men who worked on vessels that were built here. If you know relatives of any of those people please let them know of this event or contact Nora at 902-583-2316 or firstname.lastname@example.org and we will try and locate them.
Foremen: Kimble Coffin, Charles M. Fitzgerald
Blacksmiths: Angus Livingstone, Peter Ross
Blacksmith Helpers: John Jeffrey, Joseph Victor
Painters: Frank Gotell, Henry Sampson
Spar maker: John Dunphy
Riggers: Henry Burke, James Burke, Daniel J. Macdonald, John C. Macdonald, Leeming Peardon
Woods workers: Daniel McCormack, Peter McCormack, Joseph S. McDonald, Clement McIntyre, Daniel McIntyre, Patrick McIntyre, John McLellan, Peter McLellan, John Quinn
Labourers: Peter Casey, Freeman Campbell, Joseph N. Campbell, George Clarke, Joseph Doucette, Michael J. Flynn, Raymond Grant, Grover Huntley, Wesley Keefe, Francis McAskill, Anthony McLellan, Stephen McNeill, Seymour O'Brien, DanielShepherd, Daniel Smith, Patrick Walsh
Mill Workers: Arthur Barrett, Andrew Fitzpatrick, Charles Hancock, Thomas J. Lewis, James D. McDonald, William D. McEachern, Wallace McIntyre, James McKenzie, John McKenna, Frank McNeill, John Shepherd, Joseph Shepherd, Peter Walsh
Caulkers: Alex. Campbell, William Haberlin, John A. McKenzie, Malcolm McLeod,
Carpenters: Isaac Adams, Malcolm Burke, Daniel Campbell, James Campbell, John Campbell, William Edmonds, Alan Grant, Charles Grant, Henry Huntley, Walter C. James, Scobey N. Johnston, Thomas S. Kelly, Abraham Jackman, Peter McAskill, John McCarthy, Gabriel McDonald, Hugh McDonald, Malcolm McDonald, Michael McDonald, Simon McDonald, Angus McGilvray, Charles McGilivray, Mark McGilivray, Bernard McLean, John D. McMaster, John Ronaghan, Joseph H. Yoston