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Longfellow: Beloved and Enduring Poet

Longfellow Commemorative Spoon

Longfellow Commemorative Spoon

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Maine Historical Society

Longfellow influenced America's artistic and popular culture.

His works inspired artists and composers, and his poems were read and recited in parlors, schoolrooms and at civic ceremonies.

His poetry lent itself to performance.