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Cavendish is an unincorporated rural area in Lot 23, Queens County, Prince Edward Island. Its primary industries are tourism and agriculture. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2272x1704, 1141 KB) This image was originally posted to Flickr as June 28 - July 16, 2003. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2272x1704, 1141 KB) This image was originally posted to Flickr as June 28 - July 16, 2003. ... Prince Edward Island National Park is a Canadian National Park located on Prince Edward Island. ... Lot 23 is a township in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Queens County is a county located in central Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Motto: Parva Sub Ingenti (Latin: The small under the protection of the great) Official languages None Capital Charlottetown Largest city Charlottetown Lieutenant-Governor J. Léonce Bernard Premier Pat Binns (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 4 4 Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total)  Ranked 13th 5,660 km...


Located northwest of North Rustico in the central part of the province on the north shore (fronting the Gulf of St. Lawrence), the community's precise location is 46º29'N, 63º23'W. North Rustico (2001 population: 637) is a village located in the northern part of Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... The Gulf of Saint Lawrence, the worlds largest estuary, is the outlet of North Americas Great Lakes via the Saint Lawrence River into the Atlantic Ocean. ...


During the late 1800s, author Lucy Maud Montgomery, who grew up in the Cavendish home of her maternal grandparents, would often visit her cousins' neighboring farm which was named Green Gables. Montgomery's childhood formed a strong impression on her and she would later include much of her experiences in this part of rural Prince Edward Island in the literary blockbuster Anne of Green Gables. Events and Trends Beginning of the Napoleonic Wars (1803 - 1815). ... Lucy Maud Montgomery Lucy Maud Montgomery, (always called Maud by family and friends) and publicly known as L. M. Montgomery, (November 30, 1874–April 24, 1942) was a Canadian author, best known for a series of novels beginning with Anne of Green Gables. ... The Green Gables farmhouse Green Gables House from which the Green Gables farm in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island derives its name. ... Anne of Green Gables boxed set cover. ...


Prior to Montgomery's writings, Cavendish's primary claim to fame came on July 22, 1883 when the 3-masted world-record holding clipper ship Marco Polo grounded and broke apart on Cavendish Beach. July 22 is the 203rd day (204th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 162 days remaining. ... 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... For other uses, see Clipper (disambiguation). ... The Marco Polo was a 3-masted wooden clipper ship, launched in 1851 at Saint John, New Brunswick. ...


Cavendish was primarily a small farming community throughout the 19th and first half of the 20th centuries. Following the critical acclaim of Montgomery's writing, as well as coincident with the increase in vehicle-based tourism throughout North America following the Second World War, Cavendish began to evolve into primarily a resort community. Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the... Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ...


In 1937, the Prince Edward Island National Park was established along 60 kilometres of the province's Gulf of St. Lawrence shoreline - part of the park also included the Macneill family's Green Gables farm. The national park also boasted many of Prince Edward Island's best beaches, of which Cavendish Beach was one of the most popular. To increase the tourist draw to the area, the national park also developed an 18-hole golf course and opened the Green Gables farmhouse for tours. The site of Montgomery's childhood home is also a popular tourist destination. 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Prince Edward Island National Park is a Canadian National Park located on Prince Edward Island. ...


Subsequent development between the 1950s-1990s saw motels, campgrounds, amusement parks and other attractions, shopping facilities, and bars and restaurants built. The 1950s were a decade that spanned the years 1951 through 1960. ... The 1990s decade refers to the years from 1990 to 1999, inclusive. ...


Cavendish traces its name to Field Marshal Lord Frederick Cavendish, a Colonel of the 34th Regiment of Foot (the Cumberland). It was likely given by local resident William Winter, an ex-British Army officer, who named the community in honour of his patron. In 1990, Cavendish became part of the Resort Municipality of Stanley Bridge-Hope River-Bayview-Cavendish-North Rustico. Lord Frederick Charles Cavendish (November 30, 1836 - May 6, 1882), son of William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire, was a English Liberal politician and protégé of the Prime Minister, William Ewart Gladstone, who was appointed to the post of Chief Secretary for Ireland in May 1882. ... Colonel is a military rank of a commissioned officer, with the corresponding ranks existing in nearly every country in the world. ... The British Army is the land armed forces branch of the British Armed Forces. ... This article is about the year. ...


The exact population of Cavendish is unavailable as its population is amalgamated under the Resort Municipality of Stanley Bridge-Hope River-Bayview-Cavendish-North Rustico (2001 pop. 5267). During any given week in July and August, the community's population expands as tens of thousands of tourists flock to the national park and local attractions.

Flag of Prince Edward Island Prince Edward Island
Counties Kings - Prince - Queens
Parishes Bedford - Charlotte - East - Egmont - Greenville - Halifax - Hillsboro - North - Richmond - St. Andrew's - St. David's - St. George's - St. John's - St. Patrick's
Lots 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 11 - 12 - 13 - 14 - 15 - 16 - 17 - 18 - 19 - 21 - 22 - 23 - 24 - 25 - 26 - 27 - 28 - 29 - 31 - 32 - 33 - 34 - 35 - 36 - 37 - 38 - 39 - 41 - 42 - 43 - 44 - 45 - 46 - 47 - 48 - 49 - 51 - 52 - 53 - 54 - 55 - 56 - 57 - 58 - 59 - 61 - 62 - 63 - 64 - 65 - 66 - 67
Royalties Kings Royalty - Prince Royalty - Queens Royalty
Cities Charlottetown - Summerside
Other communities Alberton - Borden - Breadalbane - Cavendish - Central Bedeque - Cornwall - Foxley River - Freeland - Georgetown - Hebron - Hunter River - Kensington - Knutsford - Miminegash - Miscouche - Montague - Morell - Mt. Stewart - Murray Harbour - Murray River - O'Leary - Rustico - Souris - Stratford - Tignish

Image File history File links Flag_of_Prince_Edward_Island. ... Motto: Parva Sub Ingenti (Latin: The small under the protection of the great) Official languages None Capital Charlottetown Largest city Charlottetown Lieutenant-Governor J. Léonce Bernard Premier Pat Binns (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 4 4 Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total)  Ranked 13th 5,660 km... There are only three counties in Prince Edward Island: shown with their county seats Kings County, Prince Edward Island--Georgetown Prince County, Prince Edward Island--Summerside Queens County, Prince Edward Island--Charlottetown Categories: Prince Edward Island counties ... Kings County is the easternmost county of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Prince County is a county located in western Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Queens County is a county located in central Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... This is a list of parishes for the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island. ... Bedford Parish is a parish in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Charlotte Parish is a parish in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... East Parish is a parish in Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Egmont Parish is a parish in Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Greenville Parish is a parish in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Halifax Parish is a parish in Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Hillsboro Parish is a parish in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... North Parish is a parish in Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Richmond Parish is a parish in Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... St. ... St. ... St. ... St. ... St. ... This is a list of townships, known as lots, for the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island. ... 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Lot 29 is a township in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 31 is a township in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 32 is a township in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 33 is a township in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 34 is a township in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 35 is a township in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 36 is a township in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 37 is a township in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 38 is a township in Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 39 is a township in Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 41 is a township in Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 42 is a township in Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 43 is a township in Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 44 is a township in Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 45 is a township in Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 46 is a township in Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 47 is a township in Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 48 is a township in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 49 is a township in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 51 is a township in Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 52 is a township in Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 53 is a township in Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 54 is a township in Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 55 is a township in Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 56 is a township in Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 57 is a township in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 58 is a township in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 59 is a township in Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 61 is a township in Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 62 is a township in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 63 is a township in Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 64 is a township in Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 65 is a township in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 66 is a township in Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Lot 67 is a township in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Kings Royalty is the royalty for Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Prince Royalty is the royalty for Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Queens Royalty is the royalty for Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = CUNABULA FOEDERIS (Birthplace of Confederation) Established: Area: 44. ... Summerside is the second largest city in Prince Edward Island, Canada and is located on the Northumberland Strait in the western part of the island. ... Communities of the Province of Prince Edward Island, Canada See also List of Prince Edward Island lots Alberton, Prince Edward Island Borden, Prince Edward Island Breadalbane, Prince Edward Island Cavendish, Prince Edward Island Central Bedeque, Prince Edward Island Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Cornwall, Prince Edward Island Foxley River, Prince Edward... Alberton is a Eastern Canadian City found in the western portion of Prince Edward Island. ... Borden, Prince Edward Island, Canada is found on the south shore of the island. ... Central Bedeque is a municipality in the Canadian province of population in 2001, according to Statistics Canada, was 186. ... Cornwall, Prince Edward Island, Canada was incorporated as a town in 1995 and has a population of about 4400 people. ... Foxley River is an unincorporated area located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Georgetown is a town, located at the mouth of the Brudenell River at Cardigan Bay, in Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Kensington is a town located 15 kilometres northeast of Summerside in Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; As of 2001, the population was 1,385. ... Knutsford is an unincorporated area, located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, SW. of OLeary, Prince Edward Island. ... Miscouche is a community in western Prince Edward Island, Canada, located 10 kilometres west of Summerside. ... Montague is known mostly for being located close to the greater town of Souris, a source of cocaine for Eastern Kings county. ... OLeary is a community in western Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Souris is a town located on the eastern part of the Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... The town of Stratford on Prince Edward Island, is located across the Hillsborough Bridge from Charlottetown, the provincial capital. ... Tignish is a community in Prince Edward Island, Canada. ...

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L. M. Montgomery - definition of L. M. Montgomery in Encyclopedia (220 words)
She was born at Clifton, Prince Edward Island.
She died in Toronto in 1942 and was buried at Cavendish, Prince Edward Island.
Her major collections are archived at the University of Guelph, while the Lucy Maud Montgomery Institute (http://www.upei.ca/~lmmi/) at the University of Prince Edward Island coordinates most of the research and conferences surrounding her work.
About Prince Edward Island - Au sujet de l’Île-du-Prince-Édouard (381 words)
Canada’s smallest province, Prince Edward Island is located off the eastern coast of Canada, nestled between the provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Québec, and Newfoundland in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
The Island’s population of about 138,000 is small compared to other Canadian provinces, but it is the most densely populated with 24.3 persons per square kilometer (62.8 persons per square mile).
Agriculture, tourism, fishing and forestry are the primary industries on the Island, with farming heading the list.
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