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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