LM Montgomery Birthplace

Address: Corner of Rte 6 & Rte 20 Kensington | View on Map
Green Gables Shore New London LM Montgomery & Anne of Green Gables

L.M. Montgomery was born in this house on November 30, 1874, the daughter of Hugh John Montgomery and Clara Macneill Montgomery. Not even two years later, Clara died of tuberculosis at the Macneill homestead in Cavendish. After her mother’s death, Montgomery continued to live with her maternal grandparents, Alexander and Lucy Macneill, where she was inspired to write the world-famous novel, Anne of Green Gables, and numerous other stories and poems.

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