Various Scenic Pictures of Prince Edward Island

Skinners Pond, Prince Edward Island

Skinners Pond is a rural community in Prince County, Prince Edward Island. It is located northwest of the village of Tignish, near the north western tip of the province. The primary industries for the area are agriculture and fishing.

Skinners Pond traces its name to a small lake of the same name. Originally the settlement was called Skinner Pond, however it was changed to Skinners Pond in 1966; note that there is no apostrophe in the name.

Skinners Pond is probably best known as the boyhood home of Canadian musician Stompin' Tom Connors, who was adopted and raised by a family on a local farm.

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