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Keywords: Pierce, Anne Longfellow,

Historical Items

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Item 15634

Anne Longfellow Pierce, Portland, 1830

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1830 Location: Portland Media: Oil painting

Item 36069

Anne L. Pierce letter from Germany, 1869

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society Date: 1869 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 16972

Anne Longfellow Pierce instructions, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1894 Location: Portland; Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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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.

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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.

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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.

Site Pages

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 1786-1960

… family home that the family called "the Old Original." At this time, Anne Longfellow Pierce was the only family member living in the house.

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 1786-1960

Anne Longfellow Pierce, sister of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, lived in the house nearly her entire life.

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland

… visiting here on frequent intervals." -- Anne Longfellow Pierce from the Lewiston Journal, 1893 Wadsworth-Longfellow House Nearly HiddenItem…