Founder's Hall is one of the most interesting and informative museums Bob and I have visited. Several rooms containing video presentations by "reporters" tell the story of the confederation of Canada.
This picture pretty much sums it up. 23 men representing the original 4 colonies, met for 1 week on Prince Edward Island. Arriving unexpectedly with no welcoming party, the men had to row themselves to shore. When the hosts finally got organized, they treated them like royalty. Dinners, dancing, and a week of conviviality made friends of the men unfamiliar with their neighbors. By the end of the week, it was agreed to unite Canada, and the rest is history.
Life size dioramas depict the founding fathers.
The additions to the new confederation are also depicted, along with the dates they came into the union.
As you can see, the Territory of Nunavut is the newest addition. Bob and I spent about an hour and really enjoyed every aspect of this museum. Now it's off to see the real Confederation Hall, still in use to this day.
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