Welcome to the Road to Avonlea Guide!
February 16, 2019
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The Meaning of Avonlea
Road to Avonlea Episodes - Reviews, airdates, grades and more
Road to Avonlea Characters - Meet the villagers!
Avonleapedia - Persons, Places and Things from A-Z
Behind the Scenes - A look at the making of the series

What is Avonlea?

Avonlea is the name of a fictional village in Prince Edward Island Canada and the setting for Lucy Maud Montgomery's "Anne of Green Gables," related works, and the series "Road to Avonlea."  Avonlea has been considered an anagram for “Avalon,” meaning “island of apples” in the Celtic traditions. Read More

Avonlea Episodes

The Avonlea series aired in Canada between January 7, 1990 and March 31, 1996 and began airing in the US on March 5, 1990.  The seven season ninety-one episode series was shown in 160 countries and became "the highest rated, longest running show in Canadian television history."  Road to Avonlea Episode Guide

Avonlea Characters

Set in the maritime village of Avonlea, Prince Edward Island, Avonlea follows the lives of the King family at the beginning of the 20th century. The early seasons focus on the Story Girl, Sara Stanley, who goes to live with her maternal relatives after her father is accused of a corporate scandal. Central characters include Hetty King, Sara Stanley, Felicity King, Felix King, Cecily King, and Gus Pike.  Read More

Avonlea Episode Spotlight

The Story Girl Earns Her Name:
A travelling conman skips town with the school library funds. Sara befriends the reclusive inventor Jasper Dale and together they stage a magic lantern show to replace the stolen funds.
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This Day in Avonlea History

February 16, 1923- Ewan and Maud Montgomery lost their appeal in the Pickering suit. 1992- The third season episode 'Aunt Janet Rebels' first aired on CBC. 2004- Sullivan appealed the Toronto courts decision to dismiss the libel charges against the Montgomery heirs.

Avonlea Quote of the Day

He's gone to find work at the cannery, but I don't think we've seen the last of him.
~Felicity King