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John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)

American poet and writer John Greenleaf Whittier was born on December 17, 1807, near Haverhill, Massachusetts. He grew up on a farm with an extended family, consisting of three siblings--two sisters and a brother--and his mother's sister and his father's brother. The farm was fairly large but not particularly profitable, and the family made just ... See full bio »

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 1928 Maude Muller (Short) (original story)
 1924 Maud Muller (Short) (poem)
 1923 The Barefoot Boy (poem)
 1922 The Barefoot Boy (Short) (poem, 'Barefoot Boy')
 1920 In School Days (Short) (poem)
 1920 Snowbound (Documentary) (poem)
 1919 Memories (Short) (poem "In School Days")
 1915 Barbara Frietchie (poem)
 1912 Maud Muller (Short) (poem)
 1911 Maud Muller (Short) (poem)
 1911 Barbara Frietchie (Short) (poem)
 1909 Maud Muller (Short) (poem)
 1909 Mogg Megone, an Indian Romance (Short) (poem)
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 2007 Atonement (writer: "Dear Lord and Father of Mankind" - as John Whittier)

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Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 4 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | See more »

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"The Whittier Home," where he spent much of his life, still stands in Amesbury, MA, and is a tourist attraction. See more »


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