Longfellow Square

Urban square surrounded by restaurants, music venue, and nightlife spots.

longfellow monument

Located at the intersection of State and Congress St. This monument honors famous poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.  7 ft in height, designed by Simmons ( who also sculpted Our Lady of Victories Monument in Monument Square).  Erected in 1888,  this monument features a granite base from Payson Tucker.  Names of children in New England who contributed money for statue are sealed in a box in the statue’s pedestal. For more information on Memorials and Monuments in Portland please visit this map.

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