Anne of Green Gables

Legacy and honors

  • Bala's Museum, located in Bala, Ontario, Canada, is dedicated to Lucy M. Montgomery information and heritage. The house museum is located in the former home of Fanny Pike, where Montgomery and her family stayed for a vacation in 1922. She based her novel The Blue Castle on the region, changing the town's name to Deerwood. This was the only book she wrote that was set in other than Atlantic Canada.
  • On May 15, 1975, Canada Post issued 'Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables' designed by Peter Swan and typographed by Bernard N.J. Reilander. The 8¢ stamps are perforated 13 and were printed by Ashton-Potter Limited.[19]
  • In the UK, Anne of Green Gables was listed at number 41 on the BBC's The Big Read, a 2003 survey with the goal of finding the "nation's best-loved novel."[20]
  • In 2008, Canada Post issued two postage stamps and a souvenir sheet honouring Anne and the "Green Gables" house.[21]

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