Charlottetown is the capital city of Prince Edward Island, and is nationally recognized as the «Birthplace of Confederation». With such a proud history, it is preserving the distinct heritage through historic streetscapes, parks, buildings, culture and pageantry, local festivals and events. Charlottetown is alive with the buzz of a modern urban centre.The city boasts some of the best educational facilities, cultural venues and economic opportunities in Canada. With the Confederation link bridge joining Prince Edward Island to mainland Canada more and more people enjoy the city's exciting atmosphere. The University of Prince Edward Island, and Holland College- campuses in several locations including Charlottetown and Montague has a wide range of programs, in applied arts and technical education. Lucy Maud Montgomery the creator of «Anne of Green Gables» always knew she wanted to be a writer.She had various poems and stories published as a young woman and today her stories can be re-lived on Prince Edward Island.