Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Born on This Date

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born on this date in 1807. Longfellow, the first American poet to earn a living solely from writing verse, is the author of such poems as “Paul Revere’s Ride,” “The Song of Hiawatha,” and Evangeline. You can read his poems here:


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