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Wadsworth-Longfellow House sign, Portland, ca. 1901

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Wadsworth-Longfellow House sign, Portland, ca. 1901

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The Wadsworth Longfellow House, the childhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, was opened to the public in 1901. The sign hung outside the house advertising the tour opportunity.

Longfellow's sister, Anne Longfellow Pierce, bequeathed the house to the Maine Historical Society upon her death in 1901.

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  • Title: Wadsworth-Longfellow House sign, Portland, ca. 1901
  • Creation Date: circa 1901
  • Subject Date: circa 1901
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions (cm): 19 x 24
  • Local Code: Coll. 110 Unprocessed
  • Collection: Maine Historical Society Records
  • Object Type: Text

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

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