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Maine Historical Society Brown Library, Portland

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History 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 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 »
  • Longfellow's home is very interesting and the guide is so enthusiastic and well informed, you feel like you are part of living history. Well worth the modest admission fee.  more »
  • The two small exhibitions here were interesting but there is no history of Portland apart from the 'great fire'. It was disappointing and expensive for what is on offer  more »
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  • The place for historical or geneology research