Longfellow Commemorative Spoon

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


This souvenir spoon reads "Longfellow Birthplace, Portland Maine" with an engraving of the Longfellow House in the bowl of the spoon. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882), renowned author and poet, was born in Portland, Maine. The Wadsworth-Longfellow House is located on Congress Street and is now part of the Maine Historical Society.

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About This Item

  • Title: Longfellow Commemorative Spoon
  • Creator: Codding Bros. & Heilborn
  • Creation Date: circa 1870
  • Subject Date: 1807
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Sterling silver(plate?)
  • Dimensions: 10.5 cm x 2.5 cm
  • Local Code: 2000.57
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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