Cornwall’s newest school, the Island Montessori Academy was opened in September 2010. Owned and operated by Cornwall residents Lori Ann and Scott McEwen, Montessori Academy first opened in Charlottetown in 2001. A second school was opened in Stratford in 2007 with a third school opening in Cornwall three years later.
1. The Descendants of Donald Bain and Janet Water, “Island Register,” http://www.islandregister.com/bain1.html
2. Kathy Martin, “Francis Bain, Farmer Naturalist,” The Island Magazine Spring-Summer 1979, 3.
4. “Plain and Ornamental Stone Cutting,” Royal Gazette, January 6, 1835, p1.
5. “Died,” The Islander, November 9, 1849, p3.
6. Martin, 4.
7. Ibid, 3
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