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Children's Gate, Longfellow Garden, Portland, ca. 1930

Contributed by Longfellow Garden Club

The Children's Gate in the Longfellow Garden behind the Wadsworth-Longfellow House on Congress Street in Portland, as it was in the 1930s.

Anne Longfellow Pierce, the sister of poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, bequeathed the house and grounds -- their childhood home -- to the Maine Historical Society in 1901 to preserve the memory of her brother.

Other Information


  • Title: Children's Gate, Longfellow Garden, Portland, ca. 1930
  • Creation Date: circa 1930
  • Subject Date: circa 1930
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Lantern slide
  • Local Code: Coll. 1936, Box 21, #52
  • Collection: Longfellow Garden Club
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Longfellow Garden Club
Location: 489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 772-8542

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