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Farmers' Bank of Rustico & Doucet House Museums (The)

The Farmers' Bank of Rustico, a National Historic Site, operated from 1864 to 1894 as the first people's bank and is credited with being "the precursor of the credit union movement in North America". The museum describes the settlement of the community by the Acadians and the establishment of the bank by Father Georges-Antoine Belcourt, and Genealogical Centre of Rustico Acadian families. The Doucet House (c. 1772) Acadian log house offers interpretive programs. Off-season visits by groups can be arranged by appointment, 902-963-2194.

Mon-Sat, 9:30 am-5:30 pm; Sun, 11-5 pm.

Dates of Operation: June 1, 2015 - September 30, 2015

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Prince Edward Island
(902) 963-3168 (T)
(902) 963-2194 (Off Season)
(902) 963-2906 (F)


Location: 2188 Church Rd, Rte 243 off Rte 6
Community: Rustico
GPS N46° 25.398 W-063° 17.004
Green Gables Shore