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165 Richmond Street / Province House

Heritage Resource (Charlottetown)

  • 165 Richmond Street
  • Charlottetown
  • Construction Date: 1843 - 1847
  • Latitude: 46.23475
  • Longitude: -63.12566
  • Place Description
  • Why is this place important?
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Place Description

Province House is a Classical Revival style public building constructed of Nova Scotia sandstone located in historic Queen Square. The building has housed the legislature since the Island was a colony and was the location of many important historical events such as the Charlottetown Conference of 1864. Province House is a National Historic Site and is open to the public year round. The designation encompasses the building's exterior and parcel; it does not include the building's interior.

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