Henry Smith

Henry Smith built the house we live in at 100 Prince Street over 180 years ago in 1827. Thirty-two years later he and his family sailed for New Zealand, never to return. Through the generosity of a descendant, there’s a photograph of Smith in the Public Archives:

Henry Smith

Photograph is from the collection of the Public Archives and Records Office of Prince Edward Island, (P0002679 — Acc5015/9 — Henry Smith).


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oliver on February 23, 2009 - 16:58 Permalink

I’m probably projecting my expectations of what it takes to be able to immigrate twice at opposite ends of the world, but he looks like a genial, resilient and can-do kinda guy. Maybe just a bit overly tolerant of drafts.