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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 3 of 3

… (1819-1892), the younger brother of the poet. Born in Portland, Samuel graduated from Harvard in 1839 and from its Divinity School in 1846.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 3 of 3

… who had been inspired by a play by the Irish poet John Banim about the legend of Damon and Pythias.

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth Era: 1786-1807

The poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was named in his memory. Alexander Scammell Wadsworth (1790–1851) was the ninth child of Peleg and Elizabeth…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - 1790s: A Growing Movement

… 1793, Peleg Wadsworth, grandfather of the noted poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, put forth an effort to place a separation bill in front of the…

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Colby College Special Collections

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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