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Keywords: Wadsworth, Peleg

Historical Items

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Item 7478

John Campbell to Henry Clinton about capture of Peleg Wadsworth

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1781-03-15 Location: Castine Media: Ink on paper

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Item 9963

Peleg Wadsworth letter to wife, Betsey, 1778

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1778-09-02 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 9964

Peleg Wadsworth letter about Penobscot Expedition, 1779

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1779-08-14 Location: Castine; Castine; Castine Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Lock of George Washington's Hair

Correspondence between Elizabeth Wadsworth, her father Peleg Wadsworth and Martha Washington's secretary about the gift of a lock of George Washington's hair to Eliza.

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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.

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Longfellow: The Man Who Invented America

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 1786-1960

Samuel Wadsworth – son of Elizabeth and Peleg Wadsworth – wrote below the image, "The Home in which I was born, Sept. 18, 1791.

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - People of the Wadsworth-Longfellow House

… the house – the family of Elizabeth Bartlett and Peleg Wadsworth who lived here between 1785 and 1807, and the family of Zilpah Wadsworth and…

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth Era: 1786-1807

She and Peleg had 11 children: Charles, Zilpah, Elizabeth (Eliza), John, Lucia, Henry (Harry), George, Alexander, Samuel, and Peleg Jr.