Where American Character And Culture Were Shaped
Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site preserves the home of Henry W. Longfellow, one of the world’s foremost 19th century poets. The house also served as headquarters for General George Washington during the Siege of Boston, July 1775 - April 1776. In addition to its rich history, the site offers unique opportunities to explore 19th century literature and arts.
The Longfellow Family
Learn about Henry W. Longfellow and his impact on the development of an American identity. Also explore the lives of other Longfellow family members.Read More
Discover the rich and varied collections of artwork, artifacts, and archival materials held in the site’s museum collections.Read More
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Take a virtual tour of the Longfellow House to view the historic rooms and some of their furnishings.Read More
Trading Cards for Kids
Discover more than 500 stories about America’s journey from the Civil War to Civil Rights. View online or visit this park to collect your own copies.Read More
Did You Know?
Alice Longfellow, the poet's oldest daughter, was interested in women's education and was an influential figure in the founding of Radcliffe College.