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Government House

Heritage Resource (Charlottetown)

  • 1 Terry Fox Drive
  • Charlottetown
  • Also called: Fanningbank
  • Construction Date: 1834
  • Latitude: 46.23153
  • Longitude: -63.13493
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Place Description

Fanningbank, or Government House is a large, wood framed, Georgian influenced residence built for Prince Edward Island's Lieutenant Governors. Set on a sloping treed lot, it has a spectacular view of the Charlottetown Harbour. The home is not only protected municipally but has also been recognized by the National Historic Sites and Monuments Board and the Province of Prince Edward Island. The designation encompasses the building's exterior and parcel; it does not include the building's interior.

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