Doorway, Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Portland, ca. 1902

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This is the doorway into the Wadsworth-Longfellow House on Congress Street in Portland. The structure was built by Peleg Wadsworth in 1785-1786 and later occupied by his daughter, Zilpah, and her husband, Stephen Longfellow, and their children.

Anne Longfellow Pierce donated the house and grounds to Maine Historical Society in 1901 as a memorial to her brother, the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

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About This Item

  • Title: Doorway, Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Portland, ca. 1902
  • Creator: Lamson Studio, Portland
  • Creation Date: circa 1902
  • Subject Date: circa 1902
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 25 cm x 20 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 2113, Box 1/3
  • Collection: Wadsworth-Longfellow House image collection
  • Object Type: Image

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