- Item 10936 - Wadsworth-Longfellow house and store, Portland, 1786
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- Item 10936
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This photographic copy print shows the Wadsworth-Longfellow House as it appeared in 1786. Peleg Wadsworth (1748-1829) built this building in Portland to serve as his family's homestead and business.Show Details
His grandchildren, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) and Anne Longfellow Pierce (1810-1901) lived here. The property is now owned by the Maine Historical Society.
This image appeared in a printed 1927 guide, "The Wadsworth-Longfellow House -- Longfellow's Old Home" written by Nathan Goold. The drawing is based on a sketch William Goold made in 1882.