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L.M. Montgomery's Cavendish National Historic Site of Canada
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Beautiful spot

We visited a short time after Dorian knocked down many trees on PEI including these grounds. But... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2019
Francesca K
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San Francisco, California
Learn some history from relatives

Some of the relatives of the Anne of Green Gables run this place, so you can get more details on... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2019
sabalaskey
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Kitchener, Canada
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Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

We visited this site as part of a package deal with Green Gables. You had the choice of walking through the forest or driving around to the site. I was disappointed that there was no house standing but the pathway from the bookstore to the foundation had excerpts from her journals. Each one described the place where you were standing.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Elizabeth Z
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Reviewed September 30, 2015

This is where you end up if you take a walk thru Haunted Woods from Green Gables OR you can just park here and visit the homestead and museum w/out visiting Green Gables. The gift shop is small but a must stop and see. Descendant of LMM will give a talk about history. I definitely recommend listening to her and stopping in.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Kim O
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Reviewed September 25, 2015

This is an excellent add on to the visit to the Green Gables Farm. Take the path through the Haunted Wood, cross a highway, and walk up to the site of the farmhouse where Montgomery was raised, and where she wrote Anne of Green Gables. It is very atmospheric. There is only the footprint of the building, and the old well to see, but if you are lucky - as we were - you will meet a descendant of the family who raised Lucy, and hear firsthand testimony about the site and the family who lived there. This made the day for us. And even for an old cynic like me ( who only managed to watch the video of the story) it was immensely moving.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Andrew S
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Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

Make sure you go to the bookshop - there is a little old lady whose husband's family own this and she tells stories about the author that have the ring of authenticity because they were related! A peaceful and lovely spot that the family have put effort into making a meaningful experience for fans of Lucy Maud Montgomery.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank dawnmB4452YJ
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Reviewed September 9, 2015

The story of L.M.Montgomery as told by one of her familial descendants was fascinating. The bookstore is well stocked with both her novels and diaries a must see for all Anne aficianados.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank StoneyCreekMikey55
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