• Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in his study, circa 1875.

    Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

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A volunteer in period costume plays a 19th century lawn game.

A volunteer in period costume demonstrates a 19th century lawn game.

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Did You Know?

Charles Longfellow (in kimono w/ back to photographer) in Yokohama.

Charles Longfellow was one of the first westerners to travel and live in Japan where he spent almost two years, from 1871 to 1873.