Peleg Wadsworth's Pistol

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Description

A pistol belonging to Peleg Wadsworth, early resident of Portland, Maine, member of Portland's Committee of Safety, a general during the Revolutionary War, and grandfather of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, the author.

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About This Item

  • Title: Peleg Wadsworth's Pistol
  • Creation Date: circa 1770
  • Subject Date: circa 1770
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Metal and wood
  • Dimensions: 4.5 cm x 20.8 cm x 1.9 cm
  • Local Code: A90-98
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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