• Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in his study, circa 1875.

    Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

Virtual Tour

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Although the site is closed seasonally, you can see it through our virtual tour at any time. Click here to get started! Please note this link will take you to an external website, where our virtual tour is hosted.

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.