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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin Sr. home, Ellsworth, 1823

John Martin Sr. home, Ellsworth, 1823 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin (1823-1904)…

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

Researching Your Home Every House has a History Peleg Wadsworth deed of land to Stephen Longfellow, Portland, 1827Item Contributed byMaine…

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

… house on Brown Street served as a multi-family home. Some houses were divided into apartments (or tenements), others were boarding houses where…

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - Streetscape, 1790-1930

The Preble home, to the east of the Wadsworth-Longfellow house, was demolished in 1858 to make way for the Preble House hotel.

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

… and Peleg Wadsworth – wrote below the image, "The Home in which I was born, Sept. 18, 1791. Erected by my father in 1785, the first Brick House…

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

… rides quietly at anchor in the peaceful haven of home." – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow to his parents, 1826 When Peleg and Elizabeth Bartlett…

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

… Preble House stand on either side of the family home that the family called "the Old Original." At this time, Anne Longfellow Pierce was the only…

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

For Peleg, like many in the era, the home was also the site of his work. Immediately next to the house Peleg built a warehouse he used to store and…

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

… belong to the public… Henry always loved the old home above any spot on earth, visiting here on frequent intervals." -- Anne Longfellow Pierce from…

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Longfellow Era: 1807-1901

They moved into their own home, but moved back into the Wadsworth house in 1807 when Zilpah's parents moved to Hiram.

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Historic Hallowell - Historic Hallowell Homes

Historic Hallowell Homes Peter Clark, Jr. House, Gows Lane, Hallowell, 1968Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library Captian Benjamin Gould…

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Historic Hallowell - Our Journey Home

Our Journey Home Written by Gerry Mahoney Powder House Hill, Hallowell, 1938Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library The history of Hallowell…