Anne Longfellow Pierce, Portland, ca. 1890
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NPS, Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site
"It is but right that the house should belong to the public… Henry always loved the old home above any spot on earth, visiting here on frequent intervals."
(- Anne Longfellow Pierce from the Lewiston Journal, 1893)
Anne Longfellow Pierce died in 1901. On her death and based on an agreement she developed several years earlier, the Wadsworth-Longfellow house and property transferred to Maine Historical Society.
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