Welcome to the Road to Avonlea Guide!
January 20, 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

5.2: Memento Mori
When Hetty's publishers terminate her contract, she retreats into the memories of her childhood and begins to question the worthiness of her life's accomplishments. Read more ...

This Day in Avonlea History

January 20, 1991- Sea Ghost first aired. 2004- Justice Jean MacFarland of the Ontario Supreme Court dismissed the $55 million defamation suit Sullivan Entertainment brought against the heirs of Lucy Maud Montgomery.

Avonlea Quote of the Day

I wished you wouldn't have done that... Whatever you did to make Hetty look so triumphant.
~Janet King