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Welcome to the Official Website of the Lucy Maud Montgomery Society of Ontario

LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY wrote 11 of her 22 novels at home in rural Leaskdale, Ontario, north of Uxbridge. Her personal journals tell her story. Her poetry reflects her feelings. Here she wrote… and here she dreamed. The Leaskdale Manse was the first home the author could call her own. In 1911, L.M. Montgomery moved to Leaskdale, a prosperous farming community, soon after marrying Ewan Macdonald. He was a Prince Edward Islander who had become the community’s Presbyterian minister one year earlier. ¬†Montgomery lived at the Manse for 15 years and raised 2 sons, Chester and Stuart.¬† . . . read more

"A Home of Her Own"

The Leaskdale Manse was declared a National Historic Site in 1997. Our new book, entitled A Home of Her Own, tells of its restoration to the period when Maud dwelt there, and using her own powerful words, of the life she lived there.

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Our Invitation to You

The statue of Maud has arrived and there she sits - gazing out to the woods and hills she so loved! Photo opportunities are always available. In the off-season, personal tours can be arranged by contacting us.

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I cannot remember the time when I was not writing, or when I did not mean to be an author image

 

~ Lucy Maud Montgomery

 
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