Babin Latest Speaker in Whittier Birthplace’s Spring Virtual Lecture Series May 27

Haverhill-born poet John Greenleaf Whittier.

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John William Babin of the Maine Historical Society is the latest speaker in Whittier Birthplace’s spring Virtual Lecture Series.

Babin, author of the book, “Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in Portland/The Fireside Poet of Maine,” speaks Thursday, May 27, at 7 p.m., online. His work as a research assistant has been acknowledged in a, number of published books and articles. Babin works at the Maine Historical Society as the visitor services manager, Wadsworth Longfellow House.

There is a suggested donation of $10.

Register here by Friday, May 21. There’s more information at

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