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Artifact Taken from Historic Canadian Home

Monday, June 03, 2013

(Public Domain)CAVENDISH, PRINCE EDWARD ISLE—A postage stamp used by Anne of Greene Gables author Lucy Maud Montgomery has gone missing from her home, now a museum and Canadian National Historic Site. Montgomery used the postage cancellation seal when she worked with her grandmother in the local post office for 13 years. The stamp itself was used for nearly 200 years.