Pt. 1: Quebec-New Brunswick
Pt. 2: New Brunswick-PEI
Our first (and only) full day on Prince Edward Island was dedicated to all things L.M. Montgomery. I was like a kid in a candy shop the whole day. Wide eyed and just trying to take as much in as I possibly could.
The first stop of the day was at the birthplace of one of Canada's most beloved authors: Lucy Maud Montgomery.
|Birthplace of L.M. Montgomery, New London PEI|
Visitors are given the background on the house and her early days living there, then are free to wander around the rooms which are set up as it would have been during that time period.
This museum is a must see for fans of the author. They also sell many of her books there including her published journals.
Next on our tour was The Anne of Green Gables Museum, located at Park Corner PEI. This was the home of L.M. Montgomery's Uncle John and Aunt Annie Campbell.
This museum features the house set in period style with a very large gift shop, a walking trail, barn, gardens and Matthew's carriage rides.
Inside visitors can see the very room in which Lucy Maud married "Ewan" Macdonald in 1911. The cabinet in the picture above was the inspiration for the part in Anne of Green Gables, where she talks to the little girl in the glass.
Unfortunately we weren't able to go on Matthew's carriage ride as we were pressed for time.
That's all for this post, as it is running very long. In my next installment I will wrap up our day touring Cavendish.