Heritage Conservation

Crystal Palace

As one of the oldest settlements in Canada, Prince Edward County is blessed with a wealth of cultural heritage resources. Heritage conservation in Prince Edward County strives to protect and enhance the unique cultural significance of this place we know as 'The County'. Heritage conservation is a proactive approach to ensure that the special places in the County are protected for present and future generations. Conserving the County's unique places is a goal for municipal government, many private and not-for-profit groups as well as individuals.  If you are interested in the Picton Main Street Heritage Conservation District, you can find more information here. Please browse other resources and links relating to local heritage conservation below.

Culturally Significant Properties in The County

Register of Heritage Properties in Prince Edward County

Record of Heritage Designation with Pictures

Municipal Heritage Permits and Designation Process

Why Designate a Heritage Property?

The Designation Process

Heritage Permit Application Form

Heritage Conservation Resources

Heritage Conservation Strategy - Staff Report

Prince Edward County Heritage Advisory Committee

Prince Edward County Museums

Prince Edward County Cemeteries

Ontario Heritage Tool Kit

Local Heritage Organizations

Architechural Conservancy of Ontario - Quinte Branch

Prince Edward Historical Society

History Lives Here

County Quest Oral History Tours

Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment Military Museum

Ontario Genealogicial Society - Quinte Branch