• 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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  • Neighborhood Walking Tour

    Saturday, July 12, 2014

    Free hour-long walking tours of historic Cambridge More

  • The Lighter Side of Poetry with X.J. Kennedy

    Sunday, July 13, 2014

    A day of playful poetry and light verse honoring X.J. Kennedy, featuring Michael Casey, Doug Holder, Thomas O'Leary, and X.J. Kennedy More

  • 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?

The Departure of Hiawatha, by Albert Bierstadt, c. 1868.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "The Song of Hiawatha" was published in 1855. The name Hiawatha is Iroquois, but most of the stories he drew on for his work were from the Chippewa.