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Portland in Cumberland County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

On this site

 
 
On this site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 22, 2006
1. On this site Marker
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. The International Longfellow Society 1956
 
Erected 1956 by The International Longfellow Society.
 
Location. 43° 39.64′ N, 70° 14.894′ W. Marker is in Portland, Maine, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Hancock Street and Fore Street, on the right when traveling south on Hancock Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Portland ME 04101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Site of Fort Loyal (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); India Street Terminal (about 500 feet away); Home of Amos NoŽ and Christiana Williams Freeman (about 600 feet away); Tug Stamford Propeller (about 700 feet away); Franklin Street Wharf (approx. 0.2 miles away); Reverend William I. Reese (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joseph Coffin Boyd (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rear Admiral James Alden (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portland.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music

 
The marker and the boulder image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 22, 2006
2. The marker and the boulder
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 17, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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