Keywords: Homes an haunts
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.
Hannah Pierce (1788-1873) of West Baldwin, who remained single, was the educated daughter of a moderately wealthy landowner and businessman. She stayed at the family farm throughout her life, operating the farm and her various investments -- always in close touch with her siblings.
… as an adult, with his mother, and re-created the home that she lost after her husband died. The illustration appears at the beginning of "John…
… a train from Bangor to the rally, then returned home on the train. Some of the signs in the illustration read, "Democrat House no illumination,"…