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?
Alice Longfellow, the poet's oldest daughter, was interested in women's education and was an influential figure in the founding of Radcliffe College.