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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882
Mount Auburn - Cambridge, MA

 

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a well-known American poet of the 19th Century.

 

 

His most famous works included Paul Revere's Ride, The Wreck of the Hesperus, The Golden Legend, The Song of Hiawatha and Evangeline.

 

 

Very interesting symbol on the left side of the stone:

 

 

Mount Auburn's free maps will direct you to any famous grave you might wish to see, including Charles Bulfinch, Thomas Bulfinch Buckminster Fuller, Mary Baker Eddy , Winslow Homer, Bernard Malamud and Oliver Wendell Holmes , in addition to some other historical figures you might find interesting (but that we missed!).

 

Factoid: Longfellow wrote the first English translation of Dante's Inferno.

 

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