Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (HM1956)

Location: St Martinville, LA 70582 St Martin Parish
Country: United States of America

N 30° 7.308', W 91° 49.644'

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(1807 - 1882)

— "Poet of the People" —

He was a man of great social consciousness.In works like Evangeline and Hiawathaand his collection of anti-slavery poemsLongfellow helped to preserve cultural memory.

From remarks by Dr. Layne Longfellow at the unveiling in Evangeline Oak Park, of the Longfellow bust sculpted by Fred DeCourt, Jr. for the St. Martinville Rotary Club.
3 March 2005
HM NumberHM1956
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
Year Placed2005
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 1:00pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 612960 N 3332862
Decimal Degrees30.12180000, -91.82740000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 7.308', W 91° 49.644'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 7' 18.48" N, 91° 49' 38.64" W
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Area Code(s)337
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 236-298 Evangeline Blvd, St Martinville LA 70582, US
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