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Anne Longfellow Pierce: The City Emerges

Anne Longfellow Pierce, Portland, ca. 1890

Anne Longfellow Pierce, Portland, ca. 1890

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Maine Historical Society

Anne Longfellow Pierce and her aunt Lucia Wadsworth became the principal residents of the house after Stephen Longfellow died in 1849 and Zilpah Longfellow died in 1851.

Both women welcomed extended family members including nephews, cousins, brothers, sisters, and their families into the home, making it a vibrant and active place.


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