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Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Portland, ca. 1920

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Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Portland, ca. 1920

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The Wadsworth-Longfellow House on Congress Street in Portland, and the Maine Historical Society headquarters, in the background, are shown in about 1920.

Peleg Wadsworth, a Revolutionary War general, built the house in 1785-86. It was the childhood home of Wadsworth's grandson, poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

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  • Title: Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Portland, ca. 1920
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 21 x 26
  • Local Code: Coll. 2113, Box 1/3
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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