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

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Really enjoyed all the plaques that quoted Lucy's thoughts and love for the homestead she grew up... read more

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anchela75
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Alliston, Canada
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Informative, but not interesting.

One would have to be seriously interested in the life of L.M. Montgomery to truly appreciate this... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
D M
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2 Palmers Lane, Cavendish, Prince Edward Island L0C 1C0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really enjoyed all the plaques that quoted Lucy's thoughts and love for the homestead she grew up in. The staff was helpful. I appreciated that they are protecting the memories, and value the imagination of a beloved author.

Thank anchela75
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For a modest fee, either directly at the site, or combined with that at the Parks Canada Green Gables site, one can tour the grounds that inspired Lucy Maud Montgomery to write her Anne of Green Gables books and where she wrote her first four...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to start our AOGG tour first with LMM Cavendish home. We were happy we did! The bookstore had this young man who was very helpful and shared insights into the site. We walked around the gardens which had little excerpts/quotes of LMM life....More

Thank twinmomma22
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We drove here after visiting the House, and to be honest we’re a little bit disappointed......there are foundations to see and some nice walks, but that was about it, and I don’t think worth the $6 entrance fee.

Thank Andy-S60
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We drove to this site after visiting the green gables house. We walked the grounds, saw the foundation of the house the author wrote Anne Of Green Gables in, and the fields were she played and the woods where she explored. It was a stop...More

Thank rsna_mille
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

One would have to be seriously interested in the life of L.M. Montgomery to truly appreciate this place. Granted, it is much less commercialized than Green Gables, but the signage with quotes from Lucy Maud's journals could sail above the heads of little ones. There...More

Thank D M
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Even though all that remains are the footing of the orginal home, the highlight was some of the hstory by the great grandson of the author. His backgound gave meaning to what we were able to see of the remains.

Thank RBDriscoll
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

The small walk (approximately a mile) from Green Gables was worth it to see the place where LMM grew up and wrote the famous book. We walked round the grounds (set in a beautiful meadow) and spoke to the people in the bookstore about her...More

Thank Moltoni
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is simply the foundation for the home that she lived in, so don't expect much more. It was cool to see, but nothing amazing. It's part of Green Gables, so if you go there, you will be able to see this as well. The...More

Thank elizabeth27ann
Reviewed 7 July 2018

A must visit! Beautiful scenery, it's really nice, it gives you a glimpse of the old days. A lovely gift shop as well.

Thank Marie B
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She lived in a few different places on the island and with different family members. One house is still kept up and it's still within their family I believe. The other one, all that remains is the cellar. But the grounds are... More
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