• Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in his study, circa 1875.

    Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

Event Details

  • 02/23/2013

    Location: Story Chapel, Mount Auburn Cemetery Time: 10:00 AM Fee Information: Free

Join us at Story Chapel, located in Mount Auburn Cemetery, for our annual celebration of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's birthday.  This year, we will also be celebrating the 150th anniversary of the publication of Tales of a Wayside Inn with "Music Against Itself," a program presented by Harvard university's Stephen Burt. The event will conclude with a procession and traditional wreath-laying ceremony at the Longfellow family tomb. Co-sponsors include Friends of Mount Auburn and Longfellow's Wayside Inn in Sudbury. No reservation required.