Longfellow Garden Club sign, Portland, ca. 1924

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Longfellow Garden Club sign, Portland, ca. 1924

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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.

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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

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