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February 27

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

1807 – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, the most famous American poet of his time, was born in Portland, Maine. He taught modern languages at Bowdoin College and at Harvard University. His many famous poems included “The Song of Hiawatha,” “Tales of a Wayside Inn,” and “Evangeline.” He was a friend of the Transcendentalists of the Concord-Cambridge area. Read more about Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

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