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The Green Gables farmhouse
The Green Gables farmhouse
Green Gables House from which the Green Gables farm in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island derives its name. The house and farm is now part of Prince Edward Island National Park
Green Gables House from which the Green Gables farm in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island derives its name. The house and farm is now part of Prince Edward Island National Park
Anne's room in the Green Gables house.
Anne's room in the Green Gables house.

Green Gables is the fictional name given by author Lucy Maud Montgomery to a circa-19th century farm which was located in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Image File history File links Green_Gables. ... Image File history File links Green_Gables. ... Image File history File links Green_Gables_House. ... Image File history File links Green_Gables_House. ... Cavendish is an unincorporated rural area in Lot 23, Queens County, 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... Prince Edward Island National Park is a Canadian National Park located on Prince Edward Island. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1332x1102, 112 KB) Summary I, Ewok Slayer, took this image. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1332x1102, 112 KB) Summary I, Ewok Slayer, took this image. ... Lucy Maud Montgomery (November 30, 1874 - April 24, 1942) was a Canadian author, best known for a series of novels beginning with Anne of Green Gables. ... 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. ... Cavendish is an unincorporated rural area in Lot 23, Queens County, 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...


This farm was owned by the Macneill family who were cousins of Montgomery whom she visited as a young girl. The name Green Gables is derived from the rich dark green paint of the gables on the farmhouse, those being the triangular sections of wall at the ends of the steeply pitched roof, occupying the space between the two slopes. The main exterior walls of the farmhouse are painted white.


Montgomery based her Anne of Green Gables series of books on the Green Gables farm, and drew romantic inspiration from the house, as well as the surrounding area, including the "Haunted Woods," "Lovers Lane," and "Balsam Hollow." Anne of Green Gables boxed set cover. ... Look up book in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


The international acclaim of Montgomery's novels made Cavendish into a popular tourist destination in the province throughout the 20th century and up to the present. The establishment of Prince Edward Island National Park in the 1930s saw the park's boundaries encompass the Green Gables homestead, and the building is now owned by the Government of Canada. In keeping with the early 20th century philosophy of Canada's national parks being vehicles for tourism, as opposed to conservation, the farmland surrounding Green Gables house was developed into a golf course, designed by world-renowned architect Stanley Thompson. A tourist boat travels the River Seine in Paris, France Tourism can be defined as the act of travel for the purpose of recreation, and the provision of services for this act. ... (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... The present is the time that is perceived directly, not as a recollection or a speculation. ... Prince Edward Island National Park is a Canadian National Park located on Prince Edward Island. ... // Events and trends A public speech by Benito Mussolini, founder of the Fascist movement The 1930s were described as an abrupt shift to more radical lifestyles, as countries were struggling to find a solution to the global depression. ... System of government Canada is a constitutional monarchy as a Commonwealth Realm (see Monarchy in Canada) with a federal system of parliamentary government, and strong democratic traditions. ... (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... This article is about national parks. ... This article is about the sport of golf. ...


In addition to being located within park boundaries, the Green Gables farmhouse is designated as a National Historic Site for its importance in Canadian literary history, and as such, is one of the most-visited historic sites in Canada. The farmhouse exterior has not changed remarkably over time, and its interior decor and artifacts depict the late Victorian Period in rural Prince Edward Island. Guided and self-guided tours may be taken of the house and surroundings with Parks Canada interpretive staff being available throughout the site. Visitors should also be aware that various rooms in the house have been named according to the Anne of Green Gables story. Canada has a program for designation and preservation of National Historic Sites. ... Rural area in Dalarna, Sweden Sheep eating grass in rural Australia Rural areas are sparsely settled places away from the influence of large cities and towns. ... Parks Canada is a Canadian government agency whose purpose is to protect and present nationally significant examples of Canadas natural and cultural heritage and foster public understanding, appreciation and enjoyment in ways that ensure their ecological and commemorative integrity for present and future generations. ...


A May 23, 1997 electrical fire caused some internal damage to part of the upstairs section of the farmhouse, which led to restoration of the affected rooms, as well as being the impetus for an extensive redevelopment of the property through the construction of barns and outbuildings to complement the house itself and to accommodate visitor interpretation facilities. As a result, part of the nearby Green Gables golf course was moved away from the vicinity of the homestead and the area has been returned to a more traditional landscape. May 23 is the 143rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (144th in leap years). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII in Roman) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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Green Gables - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (439 words)
Green Gables is the fictional name given by author Lucy Maud Montgomery to a circa-19th century farm which was located in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
The name Green Gables is derived from the rich dark green paint of the gables on the farmhouse, those being the triangular sections of wall at the ends of the steeply pitched roof, occupying the space between the two slopes.
As a result, part of the nearby Green Gables golf course was moved away from the vicinity of the homestead and the area has been returned to a more traditional landscape.
Anne of Green Gables - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1077 words)
Anne of Green Gables is a children's book written by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery; it was first published in 1908.
The Green Gables farmhouse which Montgomery drew her inspiration from, is located in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island.
Anne of Green Gables - The Musical was composed by Canadian theatrical legends Don Harron and Norman Campbell, with lyrics by Elaine Campbell and Mavor Moore.
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