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Item 78419

Title: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow birthplace, Portland

Contributed by: Greater Portland Landmarks

Location: Portland

Media: Photo on paper with ink

Item 79440

Title: Birthplace of Longfellow, Portland, ca. 1909

Contributed by: Greater Portland Landmarks

Date: circa 1909

Location: Portland

Media: postcard

Item 27430

Title: Madame Lillian Nordica's birthplace, 1936

Contributed by: Farmington Historical Society

Date: 1936-09-04

Location: Farmington

Media: Postcard; ink on paper

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Exhibit

Hannibal Hamlin, 1860

Hannibal Hamlin of Paris Hill

2009 marked the bicentennials of the births of Abraham Lincoln and his first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. To observe the anniversary, Paris Hill, where Hamlin was born and raised, honored the native statesman and recalled both his early life in the community and the mark he made on Maine and the nation.

Exhibit

Rosamond Weston Eddy bookplate, ca. 1925

Bookplates Honor Annie Louise Cary

A summer resident of Wayne collected more than 3,000 bookplates to honor Maine native and noted opera singer Annie Louise Cary and to support the Cary Memorial Library.

Exhibit

Lady with Dove, ca. 1830

A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.

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Site

Hampden Highlands Post Office, circa 1908

Hampden Historical Society

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Site

1857 Map of Cumberland, Maine

Prince Memorial Library

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Site

Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Store, 1882

Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland

When Peleg Wadsworth built his house in 1785, what is now Congress Street in Portland was on the rural outskirts of the community known as Falmouth. The house passed on to other family members and Portland changed around what remained a family home until 1901, when it became a historic house museum.