Longfellow's Birthplace Stone

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Title

Longfellow's Birthplace Stone

Description

A boulder with a bronze plaque. The plaque's inscription commemorates the site of the house where Longfellow was born.

Format

Coverage

Date Created

1956

Medium

Granite
Bronze

Temporal Coverage

1784-1955
1807

Historical Marker Item Type Metadata

Inscription

ON THIS
SITE FROM 1784 TILL 1955
STOOD THE HOUSE IN WHICH
HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW
WAS BORN FEBRUARY 27, 1807
--
THIS BOULDER IS FROM THE HIRAM FARM OF
HIS GRANDFATHER GENERAL PELEG WADSWORTH
WHERE THE POET SPENT MANY HAPPY YOUTHFUL
DAYS
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THE INTERNATIONAL LONGFELLOW SOCIETY
1956

Files

Longfellows Birthplace.jpg
Longfellow Birthplace- closeup .JPG

Citation

International Longfellow Society, “Longfellow's Birthplace Stone,” Portland’s Historical Markers, accessed August 19, 2018, http://markers.portlandculturalhistory.org/items/show/19.

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