January 23, 2017

Today in History: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Longfellow
Today in History–February 27–the Library of Congress features poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, born on this date in 1807 in Portland, Maine. Longfellow was considered a “new poet” in his day and was very popular both in the United States and abroad. Learn more about this artist and scholar by visiting the Today in History section and clicking the links below.

The Village Blacksmith” handwritten poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow & curator notes

Books by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Letter from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow to Mabel Hubbard Bell

Books about Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and his poetry

Sheet music, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow contributor

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow songs & poetry recitations (audio)

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow historical newspaper coverage

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow image set

More poetry resources

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