As a child, a girl named Lucy Maud Montgomery grew up in this house in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island and later became famous when she wrote a book of her childhood. The book was published in 1908 and named Anne of Green Gables. Read by millions of people across the world this book is still a favorite amongst many and continues to interest readers.After growing up, Lucy Maud Montgomery married a minister in Ontario but could not make enough return trips back to her homeland. In 1942, she passed away and was laid to rest in the Cavendish cemetery and shortly after a monument and plaque were displayed in her honor.In 1937, the house was preserved within the Prince Edward Island National Park and eventually restored to its original condition. It was maintained on a regular basis along with the upkeep of the exterior grounds where flowers blossom in the gardens every spring and summer.Nowadays, the House of Green Gables in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island is a National Historic Site and has become a very popular tourist attraction. Tour through and see each room where Lucy Montgomery spent many days as a child and then wander the trails, see the farmyard and browse in the gift shop.If visiting Prince Edward Island, Green Gables is a short thirty minute drive from Charlottetown. Explore the grounds and buildings and jump into the real spirit of the book and feel the atmosphere that once surrounded Lucy Maud Montgomery.Site of Lucy Maud Montgomery's Cavendish home, (author of Anne of Green Gables), a National Historic Site, Blue Heron Coastal Drive, Queens, Anne's Land, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/7.1, exposure time of 1/160 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 35mm.
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