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Person/Organization: Pierce, Anne Longfellow

Historical Items

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Item 16835

Anne Longfellow Pierce dumbbells, ca. 1829

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1829 Location: Portland Media: Metal

Item 16836

Anne Longfellow Pierce, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: NPS, Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site Date: circa 1890 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 22471

Anne Longfellow drawing, ca. 1818

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1818 Location: Portland Media: Pencil and watercolor on paper

Online Exhibits

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Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.


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.


Longfellow: The Man Who Invented America

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.