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Item 7478

Title: 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

Item 9963

Title: Peleg Wadsworth letter to wife, Betsey, 1778

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1778-09-02

Media: Ink on paper

Item 22473

Title: Peleg Wadsworth letter to son, 1796

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1796-09-25

Location: Portland; Cambridge

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

Locket of George Washington's hair

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.

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ca. 1829

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.