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Green Gables Heritage Place Quilt - Cavendish, PEI
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
N 46° 29.330 W 063° 22.932
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Quick Description: This painted barn quilt may be found on the front of the Green Gables Heritage Place visitors' centre in Cavendish, the place made famous worldwide by Lucy Maud Montgomery in her 1908 novel "Anne of Green Gables".
Location: Prince Edward Island, Canada
Date Posted: 10/16/2018 7:12:23 PM
Waymark Code: WMZBYW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
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Long Description:
This is one of 49 quilt panels which have been placed to date along Prince Edward Island's Arts and Heritage Trail. The purpose of the panels is to "raise the profiles of the participating arts and cultural partners". Mounted on the front of each venue, they are intended to draw attention to the fact that either artwork, heritage items, or both, are to be found within.

This quilt board is mounted on the front of the Green Gables Heritage Place visitor centre. Green Gables Heritage Place is now a National Historic Place created around Green Gables, the house and grounds which inspired the novel "Anne of Green Gables". We visited the site in 2015 and understand that it is being redeveloped as of 2018, so it may look somewhat different than it did when we visited.

GREEN GABLES HERITAGE PLACE

8619 Route 6, Cavendish, PE

At Green Gables Heritage Place, walk in the footsteps of L.M. Montgomery, one of Canada's most celebrated authors, and immerse yourself in the landscape that inspired her beloved novel Anne of Green Gables. Part of Lucy Maud Montgomery's Cavendish National Historic Site, Green Gables Heritage Place is currently undergoing redevelopment and features the original house and farmyard, exquisite gardens and walking trails, a gift shop and café. Family-friendly programming (English and French) in July and August, including the chance to meet Anne Shirley herself!

Email: greengables.info@pc.gc.ca
Web: www.parkscanada.gc.ca/greengables
Phone: 902-963-7874

Seasonal: May 1-Oct 31 9am-5pm
April 15-30 & Nov 1-30 by appointment only. Special fees apply.
From Arts & Heritage PEI

Quilt Boards of PEI
Quilt boards are used to designate Arts & Heritage Trail participants, providing visitors with an easily identifiable trail to follow. An Island symbol, the quilt speaks strongly of our creative heritage. The quilt boards found along the trail have been created by Island visual artists working with participants to reflect each arts or heritage venue thematically and visually.

Quilt Quilt Board trails are found in 22 states and 4 other provinces. Each trail has a specific purpose and art model. On PEI the purpose of quilt boards is to raise the profiles of the participating arts and cultural partners.

In June of 2015 the first Arts and Heritage Trail Quilt Board Car Rally was held with teams participating in separate routes along each coastal drive.

We hope you enjoy our quilt board art and the Arts and Heritage Trail.

Every property has a Quick Response (QR) Code sign that will take your smartphone back to this website for more information about the related cultural attraction.
From the PEI Arts and Heritage Trail

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Your Visit:
We passed through fairly early in the morning so were unable to tour the grounds. We had intended to return the next day, but "Gang Aft Agley".


Type of Barn: Barn still in use

Visit Instructions:
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