Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Portland, ca. 1880

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Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Portland, ca. 1880

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A color-and-ink-enhanced photograph from about 1880 shows of a carriage in front of the Wadsworth-Longfellow House in Portland.

Peleg Wadsworth built the brick house on what was then Back Street in 1785-86. His daughter and son-in-law, Zilpah and Stephen Longfellow, added the third story in 1815.

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About This Item

  • Title: Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Portland, ca. 1880
  • Creation Date: circa 1880
  • Subject Date: circa 1880
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 18 cm x 23 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 2113, Box 1/8
  • Collection: Wadsworth-Longfellow House image collection
  • Object Type: Image

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

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