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Maine Historical Society Brown Library, Portland

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History Museum Museum
Maine Historical Society is located on a one-acre campus in the heart of downtown Portland, Maine.

It is comprised of the Longfellow House, home of 19th-century poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; the Brown Library; the MHS Museum and Shop; and the Maine Memory Network, a statewide digital museum.

Maine Historical Society is the third oldest historical society in the United States.
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  • We went for the Wadsworth Longfellow House tour. Viewing the museum display was a good bonus. We bought a book.  more »
  • I went with my son's elementary school. The kids were learning about Maine in the old days and the famous poet, Longfellow. The tour guide was very patient and gave a great tour. The house is like ste...  more »
  • We come to Portland a couple of times a year for an "urban fix" for my wife who gave up a happy life in Chicago to come to Maine to Mary me. We're both history buffs, which first brought us to the adj...  more »
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  • Wonderfully talented and helpful research library staff. Low day use fee gets you full access to Maine history.
  • The place for historical or geneology research