Longfellow's Birthplace commemorative plate, ca. 1900

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born in this house on Fore Street in 1807. The house was a shrine and a museum until it was torn down in 1954.

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About This Item

  • Title: Longfellow's Birthplace commemorative plate, ca. 1900
  • Creator: W. E. Whipple
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Hard paste porcelain
  • Local Code: 1996.34.2
  • 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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