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This sign hung in the Wadsworth-Longfellow house garden. The yard behind the house lay undeveloped after Maine Historical Society took over the Wadsworth-Longfellow house following the death of Anne Longfellow Pierce.
In 1924, the Longfellow Garden Club formed to establish a garden in memory of the poet and his family who had lived in the house.
About This Item
- Title: Longfellow Garden Club sign, Portland, ca. 1924
- Creation Date: circa 1924
- Subject Date: circa 1924
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Paint on poster board
- Local Code: Coll. 110
- Collection: Records of the Maine Historical Society
- Object Type: Physical Object
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Gardening--Societies, etc.
- Historic gardens
- Longfellow family
- Longfellow Garden Club (Portland, Me.)
- Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1886--Commemoration
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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