Cavendish in Queens County, Prince Edward Island — The Atlantic Provinces
Lucy Maud Montgomery
(1874 - 1942)
Internationally renowned author, Lucy Maud Montgomery was born in New London, Prince Edward Island. After her mother's death in 1876, she lived with her maternal grandparents in Cavendish until 1911, when she married and moved to Ontario. While residing in Cavendish she wrote her first novel, Anne of Green Gables (1908). A series of popular sequels and other successful novels followed, but the enduring fame of Lucy Maud Montgomery had been firmly established with her creation of Anne, one of the most lovable children in English fiction. She died in Toronto and is buried at Cavendish.
Auteure de réputation internationale, Lucy Maud Montgomery naquit à New London (Île-du- Prince-Édouard). À la mort de sa mère, en 1876, elle alla vivre chez ses grands-parents maternels, à Cavendish. En 1911, elle se maria et déménagea en Ontario. C'est à Cavendish qu'elle écrivit son premier roman, «Anne of Green Gables» (1908). Elle en publia plusieurs suites et donna également d'autres romans bien accueillis. Mais la renommée durable de Lucy Maud Montgomery repose sur la création d'Anne, l'un
Erected by Historic Sites and Monument Board of Canada/Commission de lieux et monuments historique du Canada.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Women. In addition, it is included in the Canada, Historic Sites and Monuments Board series list.
Location. 46° 29.318′ N, 63° 22.93′ W. Marker is in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, in Queens County. Marker can be reached from Cavendish Road (Prince Edward Island Route 6) just from Prince Edward Island Route 13, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8619 Cavendish Road, Cavendish, Prince Edward Island C0A 1M0, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cavendish Dunelands Trail/Cavendish Sentier Dunelands (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); a different marker also named Cavendish Dunelands Trail/Cavendish Sentier Dunelands (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); a different marker also named Cavendish Dunelands Trail/Cavendish Sentier Dunelands (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); a different marker also named Cavendish Dunelands Trail/Cavendish Sentier Dunelands North Rustico War Memorial (approx. 6.2 kilometers away); Rev. John Geddie D.D. (approx. 9.5 kilometers away); Springbrook World War II Memorial (approx. 9.6 kilometers away); Springbrook First World War Memorial (approx. 9.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cavendish.
More about this marker. This marker is located near the visitors center at Green Gables Heritage Place.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 13, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 320 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 13, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.