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Prince Edward Island Provincial Heritage Fair
The Farmers Bank of Rustico
This project gives a detail account on the Farmers Bank of Rustico. Looks at why it was started, for whom it was started and by whom.
What was the most interesting thing you learned about your topic?
The most interesting thing learned in this project was the origins of commerce and community on Pei and in Canada which are still strong today.
What important lessons have you learned that you want to share with other Canadians?
The Lessons learned on this are: 1. Important that people work together with a common goal. 2. Importance of sharing their experience and knowledge to benefit others.
How would you compare your life today to the lives of those studied in your project?
To Compare the lives of today and those studied in the project there are many similarities. Today and in past their are banks that lend money. Today it is much easier to bank because of one currency, more transportation and technology. There is still the community spirit and it was strong now and in the past.