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|St. Dunstan's Basilica|
|St. Dunstan's Cathedral Basilica|
|Location||45 Great George Street|
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
|Groundbreaking||1896, 1913 (reconstruction after fire)|
|Number of spires||2|
|Spire height||200 feet (61 m)|
|Archdiocese||Diocese of Charlottetown|
|Official name||St. Dunstan's Roman Catholic Cathedral / Basilica National Historic Site of Canada|
St. Dunstan's Basilica is the Cathedral of the Diocese of Charlottetown in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. It is named for St. Dunstan the Anglo Saxon saint from Glastonbury. It is located on Great George Street, between the harbour and the Confederation Centre of the Arts.
The original St Dunstan's Cathedral was built from 1897 - 1907. The present stone structure was built from 1913-1919 after a fire destroyed the original cathedral in 1913. It was built in the Georgian Revival Architectural Style.
In 1929, 10 years after its completion, the church was blessed by Pope Pius XI as a Basilica. To this day, the church stands as one of the 27 Basilicas in Canada.
In October 1980 it was the site of a state funeral when Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau gave the eulogy during the funeral for Veterans Affairs Minister Daniel J. MacDonald (M.P. Cardigan). The Basilica was designated as a National Historic Site of Canada in 1990.
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