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  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and "Evangeline". He was also the first American to ...
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811 - 1896)
    Author of Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe Introduction Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) is best known today as the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin , which helped galvanize the abolitionist c...
  • Winslow Homer (1836 - 1910)
    Winslow Homer (February 24, 1836 – September 29, 1910) was an American landscape painter and printmaker, best known for his marine subjects. He is considered one of the foremost painters in 19th ce...
    Maj. Gen. Henry Knox (1750 - 1806)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of MAJOR GENERAL. Ancestor #: A067057 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Henry Knox 1st United States Secretary of War In...
    Sarah Orne Jewett (1849 - 1909)
    Sources: Sarah Orne Jewett House: Writer Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909) spent much of her life in this stately Georgian residence, owned by her family since 1819. Jewett drew on the house fo...

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1794 the Sea 190 West Main Street - Rt. 1 Searsport, ME Owned by Revolutionary War Hero General Henry Knox from 1794-1798, became an Inn 1917. Purchased by present owners in 1994. Recently submitted to the National Historic Registry.

1780 Captain James Winn House Ogunquit Heritage Museum Ogunquuit, ME

THE RUGGLES HOUSE A Federal Style small mansion furnished with period antiques. Features a "flying" staircase and intricate carving in drawing room. The house was built 1818. - Donations Columbia Falls, Maine 04623 Summer phone: 207-483-4623 Winter phone: 207-546-7903

SAYWARD HOUSE Built in 1720, remodeled in 1769's Barrell Lane Extension York Village, ME

HAMILTON HOUSE -c. 1785 40 Vaughan's Lane South Berwick, ME 03908

SARAH ORNE JEWETT HOUSE -c. 1774 5 Portland Street South Berwick, ME 03908

WADSWORTH-LONGFELLOW HOUSE 489 Congress Street Portland, ME Built: 1786 Childhood home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Open June through October Phone: 207-879-8247

1755 TATE HOUSE 1720 Westbrook Street Portland, ME Home of Maine Mast Agent, Capt. George Tate Open June through October

c. 1812 Johmathan Fisher House Blue Hills, ME/

VICTORIAN MANSION 109 Danforth Street Portland, ME Built: 1858-60 Victorian Mansion with original furnishings. "The sumptuous interiors were created by Gustave Herter, one of America's first professional interior designers and founder of the illustrious New York City firm Herter Brothers. Herter conceived the rooms in a variety of styles, coordinating everything from the elaborate plasterwork, furniture, and lighting fixtures to the sumptuous carpets, upholstery fabrics, and window treatments (Photo by Melville McLean, Fine Art Photography " Open May through October Phone: 207-772-4841