Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

One of America’s favorite poets almost became a lawyer. As posted by the Library of Congress, “Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born on February 27, 1807, in Portland, Maine. During his lifetime, Longfellow’s poetry enjoyed extraordinary popularity at home and abroad. “ According to the Poetry Foundation, Longfellow’s father, Stephen Longfellow, was a Harvard educated lawyer who …

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Read More »