Item 40444 - Village Blacksmith float, Portland, 1920

Item 40444 - Village Blacksmith float, Portland, 1920
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Item 40444
Village Blacksmith float, Portland, 1920
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The Village Blacksmith float is shown in the 1920 Maine Centennial Celebration parade through Portland.

This float commemorated the poem by Portland native Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, "The Village Blacksmith," which begins "Under the spreading chestnut-tree the village smithy stands ..."

The Maine Centennial Celebration was held June 26 to July 5, 1920.

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