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Green Gables Heritage Place

Learning Experiences

Class Visits to Green Gables

Class Visits to Green Gables
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Visit the house and landscape that inspired Island author Lucy Maud Montgomery for the setting of her world famous book Anne of Green Gables. Your visit can include a short presentation on the history of the site and its connections to the author; a guided tour of Green Gables house; a viewing of our fifteen (15) minute biographical film on the author, A Celebration of Imagination: The Life of L. M. Montgomery; and time to explore exhibits on the cultural history of late 19th century Cavendish.

A visit to Green Gables Heritage Place can be adapted for students of all ages. Contact us to book this visit.

Fact Sheet

Lucy Maud Montgomery's Cavendish National Historic Site (PDF: 6.5 MB)

Video on L.M. Montgomery

Video on L.M. Montgomery
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A 15-minute biographical video on L. M. Montgomery, called A Celebration of Imagination: the Life of L.M. Montgomery, is available for use in the classroom. Scripted by respected Island writer Deirdre Kessler, this video highlights Montgomery’s life and accomplishments and the inspirations that guided her writing career. As it presents the historical context of Montgomery’s works and legacy it is an excellent supplementary resource for social studies as well as for language arts and English programs. The video is suitable for children in Grades 6 and up. It also provides an understanding of the significance of Green Gables to the author and her work.

Contact us to request a copy of the video in English or French.