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Person/Organization: Longfellow, Alexander Wadsworth

Historical Items

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Item 9594

Alexander Wadsworth Longfellow, Jr., ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Boston Media: Photographic print

Item 22466

Militia Soldiers at Prouts Neck, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Location: Scarborough Media: Watercolor on paper

Item 22488

Southwest Branch of the St. John River, 1845

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1845 Media: Ink on paper

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.