Contributed by Maine Historical Society
This broadside advertises a visit to "Longfellow's Old Home." The Wadsworth-Longfellow house of Portland was a gift of the poet's sister, Anne Longfellow Pierce, to the Maine Historical Society.
The broadside states the house has the "Best Collection of a Poet's Family Belongings on Exhibition in the World."
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow lived in this house on Congress Street as a child and often visited it as an adult.
About This Item
- Title: Wadsworth-Longfellow house broadside, ca. 1901
- Creation Date: circa 1901
- Subject Date: circa 1901
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 20.5 cm x 22.5 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 463, Box 1/225
- Collection: WPA broadsides relating to Maine, Massachusetts, and World War I
- Object Type: Text
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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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