• Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in his study, circa 1875.

    Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

Collections

Longfellow National Historic Site possesses a rich and varied collection of artifacts and archival materials. Fine arts, decorative arts, furnishings, textiles and clothing, toys, tools, and far more are to be found in the collections. The archives hold numerous family papers, letters from prominent historical figures, drawings, sheet music, and other documentary material.

Explore some of the site's holdings by clicking on the links to the left in the navigation bar.

 

Did You Know?

Portrait of Dante Alighieri from an 1865 commemorative medal.

In 1867, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow became the first American to complete a translation of Dante Alighieri's "Inferno".