• Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in his study, circa 1875.

    Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

Management

Management of Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site is guided by its mission statement:

Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site preserves & interprets historically & culturally significant buildings, grounds, & collections which reflect the values & ideas of its occupants. As home & headquarters of Gen. George Washington during the Siege of Boston, 1775-76, home to poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow & family, 1837-1950, & one of the nation's finest examples of mid-Georgian architecture, Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarters NHS offers insight into the many themes related to America's birth & evolving national identity.

For information on specific park policies and initiatives, click on the links below to read/download Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarters NHS management documents.

Superintendent's Compendium

 
 
 

Did You Know?

Engraving of Washington taking command of the army.

George Washington assumed command of the Continental Army in Cambridge on July 3, 1775. The house at 105 Brattle Street served as his headquarters for the next nine months.