• Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in his study, circa 1875.

    Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

Schedule Of Events

The Schedule of Events lists programs at Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site and related events at other venues. Please check the detailed descriptions of each event for information on dates, times, and venues.
 

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Events Upcoming for July

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  • George Washington: Meet the General

    Saturday, July 19, 2014

    Meet General Washington in his Cambridge HQ! More

  • Neighborhood Walking Tour

    Saturday, July 19, 2014

    Free hour-long walking tours of historic Cambridge More

  • Laney Jones

    Sunday, July 20, 2014

    Laney Jones' voice is akin to "a mix of lemon, molasses, gin, and gunpowder." Matched with banjo, ukelele, and harmoica mastery, Laney's music is bursting with color and enigmatic tales of swamp-folk. More

  • A Woman of Genius

    Thursday, July 24, 2014

    A tour focusing on Frances Appleton Longfellow, the poet's wife. More

  • A Woman of Genius

    Friday, July 25, 2014

    A tour focusing on Frances Appleton Longfellow, the poet's wife. More

  • Neighborhood Walking Tour

    Saturday, July 26, 2014

    Free hour-long walking tours of historic Cambridge More

  • Golden Rose Award with Jean Valentine

    Sunday, July 27, 2014

    The New England Poetry Club will present the annual Golden Rose Award to poet Jean Valentine. More

  • Biography and Myth-making at Longfellow House

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Hear about the art of writing biography and how it was developed in the 19th century. More

  • Biography and Myth-making at Longfellow House

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    Hear about the art of writing biography and how it was developed in the 19th century. More

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.