Keywords: Children's homes
The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.
Two women thinking intruders were coming into their Biddeford Pool home, let the dog out to chase them away. Later, they discovered the truth about the noise at their door.
Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.
John Martin Sr. home, Ellsworth, 1823 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin (1823-1904) of…
Ten of their eleven children lived to adulthood and grew up in this home. Peleg Wadsworth (1748-1826) "What will you do for a cow? If Charles cannot…
… and damp air, and the rigors of bearing eight children left her in precarious health. Stephen Longfellow (1776-1849) Stephen Longfellow was born in…