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The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, the smaller brick building at right, was the first brick house in Portland.
Peleg Wadsworth (1748-1829) had it built in 1786 with bricks from Philadelphia. It also was the childhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) and later became the first historic house museum in Maine.
About This Item
- Title: Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Portland, ca. 1890
- Creation Date: circa 1890
- Subject Date: circa 1890
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Glass Negative
- Collection: Portland Harbor Museum, Angell Collection
- Object Type: Image
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