Contributed by Longfellow Garden Club
The Longfellow Garden Club in 1924 began maintaining the garden that surrounds the Wadsworth-Longfellow house on Congress Street in Portland.
The house, built by Peleg Wadsworth in 1785, was the childhood home of his grandson, the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Gladys Pratt of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City hand painting lantern slides of the garden for lectures given by the Longfellow Garden Club.
About This Item
- Title: Longfellow Garden lattice, Portland, ca. 1930
- Creation Date: circa 1930
- Subject Date: circa 1930
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Lantern slide
- Local Code: Coll. 1936 Box 21 #60
- Collection: Longfellow Garden Club records at Maine Historical Society
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Historic Gardens--Maine--Portland
- Historic buildings--Maine--Portland
- Longfellow Garden Club
- Wadsworth-Longfellow House (Portland, Me.)
- Longfellow Garden (Portland, Me.)--Photographs
For more information about this item, contact:Longfellow Garden Club
c/o Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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