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Item 98592

Title: Dixfield Historical Society sketch, Dixfield, ca. 2003

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: 2003

Location: Dixfield

Media: black ink print on white paper

Item 31422

Title: Scarborough Historical Society and Museum Building, ca. 1964

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

Date: circa 1964

Location: Scarborough

Media: Photograph

Item 15885

Title: Longfellow National Historic Site, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Contributed by: Longfellow National Historic Site

Date: 1990

Location: Cambridge

Media: Wood

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Exhibit

Stone house with clipped gables, 974 Sawyer Street, South Portland, c. 1920s

Sylvan Site: A Model Development

Frederick Wheeler Hinckley, a Portland lawyer and politician, had grand visions of a 200-home development when he began the Sylvan Site in South Portland in 1917. The stock market crash in 1929 put a halt to his plans, but by then he had built 37, no two of which were alike.

Exhibit

Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1890

Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

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.

Exhibit

Anne Longfellow drawing, ca. 1818

Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

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Site

Longfellow National Historic Site, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Longfellow National Historic Site

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Site

Hurd Home, Goose Pond Road, Acton, 1913

Acton-Shapleigh Historical Society

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