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Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Portland

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The Wadsworth-Longfellow House is a historic house and museum in Portland, Maine, United States. It is located at 489 Congress Street and is operated by the Maine Historical Society. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1962, and administratively added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1966. The house is open daily to public from May through October (half days on Sundays). An admission fee is charged.
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  • Our visit to the Wadsworth-Longfellow House was made extra special by the extraordinarily knowledgeable docent, James Horrigan who was there to answer all of our questions as we toured this historic.....  more
    Our visit to the Wadsworth-Longfellow House was made extra special by the extraordinarily knowledgeable docent, James Horrigan who was there to answer all of our questions as we toured this historic.....  more »
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  • A not-to-be-missed piece of America in downtown Portland is this place that was the boyhood home of one of the great writers. The home has been carefully protected to the same way it looked when the family lived there. There are many unique touches to look for. Be sure to ask the docents if you don't recognize something. Sometimes common household items were different 200 years ago. It's hard to believe this was a small farm with the bustle of a modern city all around. Be sure to take in the gardens! And be sure to go into the museum as there are many things about Maine that your won't see in the home.
  • What a hidden gem in the downtown Portland area. If you like history I really think you should check this out. The people working are friendly and very knowledgeable.

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