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Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Portland, ca. 1908

Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Portland, ca. 1908

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Maine Historical Society

1908 - Morton Block, Wadsworth Longfellow House and Library, and Keith’s Theater

The Maine Historical Society's new headquarters opened in 1907 on the 100th anniversary of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s birth.

A new fence was built in 1908 – the same year that Keith’s Theater opened in the Preble House hotel to the east of the house.


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