Longfellow Farm, Gorham, ca. 1970
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Stephen and Patience Young Longfellow lived in the Longfellow Farm in Gorham. Stephen was a representative and senator in the Massachusetts legislature and served as a judge.
Their son Stephen, also a lawyer, was the father of poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, who spent time as a child with his grandparents at the farm.
The elder Longfellow had hundreds of elms set out on the 500 acres in 1787. The property became known as "The Elms."
- Title: Longfellow Farm, Gorham, ca. 1970
- Creation Date: circa 1970
- Subject Date: circa 1970
- Town: Gorham
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 8 cm x 10 cm
- Local Code: Photographs--Gorham
- Object Type: Image
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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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