Souvenir Plaque of the Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Portland, ca. 1920

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Description

This souvenir plaque has a relief image of the Wadsworth-Longfellow House on Congress Street in Portland.

The house, built by Revolutionary War veteran Peleg Wadsworth, was the childhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Peleg Wadsworth's daughter Zilpah married lawyer Stephen Longfellow and they raised their children in the brick house.

On the bottom of the plaque are the words "The Wadsworth Longfellow House, Portland, Maine."

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About This Item

  • Title: Souvenir Plaque of the Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Portland, ca. 1920
  • Creator: Osborn, Arthur
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Plaster
  • Dimensions: 11 cm x 17 cm x 1 cm
  • Local Code: 2002.107
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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For more information about this item, contact:

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