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.