Contributed by Maine Historical Society
This Spode plate displays the Craigie House in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow moved into this house as a boarder in 1837. Six years later, he married Frances (Fanny) Appleton. Her father had purchased Craigie House, and gave it to the couple as a wedding gift. Longfellow lived there until his death in 1882.
About This Item
- Title: Craigie House, Cambridge, Massachusetts, ca. 1920
- Creator: Spode
- Creation Date: circa 1920
- Subject Date: circa 1920
- Town: Cambridge
- County: Middlesex
- State: MA
- Media: Bone china
- Local Code: 2002.423
- Object Type: Physical Object
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Craigie House (Cambridge, Mass.)--Souvenirs
- Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882--Homes and haunts--Massachusetts--Cambridge
- Souvenir china
- Souvenirs (Keepsakes)
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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