New Annan is a Canadian rural community located in Prince County, Prince Edward Island. It is named after Annan, Dumfries-shire, Scotland. [1 ] [2 ]
Cavendish Farms, Prince Edward Island's largest private sector employer, maintains two large frozen foods processing plants in New Annan. [3 ]
gazetteer refers to New Annan Mills as a "small village in Prince co. [County], 6 miles from Summerside. Pop.[Population] 80." [4 ]
November 2011 murder-suicide [ edit ]
On November 13, 2011, two people died in suspicious circumstances in New Annan. A car parked at the roadside with a man and a woman in it was found on
Highway 2 in New Annan, between highways 110 and 120. The woman was dead due to stabbing and the man later died in hospital due to a self-inflicted stab wound. [5 ]
References [ edit ]
^ Hamilton, William B. (1996). "New Annan, PEI". Place names of Atlantic Canada. University of Toronto Press. p. 467. ISBN 0-8020-0471-7 . Retrieved November 13, 2011.
^ "New Annan". PlaceFinder. Government of Prince Edward Island . Retrieved November 27, 2011.
^ "New Annan". Business Guide. Government of Prince Edward Island . Retrieved November 27, 2011.
^ "New Annan Mills". Lovell's Gazetteer of British North America. Containing the Latest and Most Authentic Descriptions of Over Six Thousand Cities. 1875. p. 209 . Retrieved November 13, 2011.
^ "UPDATE - Police investigating homicide". The Guardian (Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island). November 13, 2011 . Retrieved November 13, 2011.