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