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The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 1786-1960

Wadsworth house, Portland, ca. 1868

Wadsworth house, Portland, ca. 1868

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Maine Historical Society

1868 - Wadsworth-Longfellow House

This is the earliest known photograph of the house.

Samuel Wadsworth – son of Elizabeth and Peleg Wadsworth – wrote below the image, "The Home in which I was born, Sept. 18, 1791. Erected by my father in 1785, the first Brick House built in Portland."


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