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Alice Longfellow, age 9

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Alice Longfellow, age 9 / NPS, Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site

Once before Papa said, "My birthday was a very pleasant one, I am surrounded with flowers as if I were going to be married, or buried." Why such a fuss over a Cambridge poet? My father is a friendly poet loved the world over. Let me take you on a tour of our home. Look for his birthday gift along the way!

 

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