• 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 Sumner, by Eastman Johnson, 1846.

Charles Sumner, the orator and senator from Massachusetts, was one of Henry Longfellow's best friends and a frequent visitor to the house on Brattle Street.