Mary Longfellow, Portland, 1836

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Mary Longfellow, Portland, 1836

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Mary Longfellow was the sixth child of Stephen and Zilpah Longfellow of Portland. She was born in the Wadsworth-Longfellow House and lived there until her marriage in 1839.

After their marriage, she and James Greenleaf lived for a time in New Orleans, and later built a home near her brother Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in Cambridge. They were frequent visitors to the family home in Portland.

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  • Title: Mary Longfellow, Portland, 1836
  • Creator: Francis Barbour
  • Creation Date: 1836
  • Subject Date: 1836
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Ivory, paint, paper, silk
  • Dimensions: 12 cm x 10 cm
  • Local Code: A85-762
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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