Prince Edward Island Potato Museum
O'Leary, Prince Edward Island

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The Potato Industry: Alive in O'Leary, PEI

 
A Potato Field in Blossom
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Early Map of South America
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Potato motif in Andean art
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The most efficient tool of the ancient Andean people was the taclla or foot plow.
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Preserving potatoes in the Andes
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The many varieties of potatoes
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The dissipation of the potato in Western Europe
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Sir Francis Drake (1540-1596)
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Sir Walter Raleigh brings potatoes to Ireland.
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John Gerard claims the potato originates in North America.
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Frederick the Great, King of Prussia (1712-1786)
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Antoin August Parmentier
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Jean Fran Millet, The Angelus, 1855-57, originally called the bad potato harvest.
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Evicted Irish Family finds shelter in ditch. London News, December 1848
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Visitors to Ireland in 1847 found the bodies of the dead rotting on the side of the road.
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Thomas Douglas, the Fifth Earl of Selkirk (1771-1820)
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John Stewart (1758-1834)
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Clearing Land
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