If you don't already know and I'd be surprised if you didn't, 2014 is the sesquicentennial (150 years) of the original meeting of the Fathers of Confederation. Right in here in Charlottetown, at Province House and boy are we celebrating. There are 150 year old themes all over the place: parties, balls, events of all types to rival the circus that was in town the day the John A. and his cohort landed at the bottom of Great George St.
The Provincial Archives are posting a weekly report culled from their files that will provide a snap shot of 1864 life in PEI for that week. Its kind of neat check it here ; This Week In 1864