Longfellow Elms in Gorham, 1903

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Longfellow Elms in Gorham, 1903

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View of the road heading toward the Longfellow farm in East Gorham. The poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow spent much of his childhood here at the home of his grandparents, the Hon. Stephen and Patience Young Longfellow.

The house was built in 1761 and the farm had hundreds of elm trees that had been set out in the late 1700s.

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About This Item

  • Title: Longfellow Elms in Gorham, 1903
  • Creator: Lamson Studio
  • Creation Date: 1903
  • Subject Date: 1903
  • Town: Gorham
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 17 cm x 12 cm
  • Local Code: Photographs--Gorham
  • Object Type: Image

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

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