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.
Did You Know?
Even though Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a pacifist, in 1863 his oldest child Charles ran away to join the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War.