• Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in his study, circa 1875.

    Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

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Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site offers a variety of special events during the year, including during the winter and early spring months when the site does not offer regularly scheduled tours. Please check the website periodically for details of upcoming programs, especially the Schedule of Events and What's New sections, sign up for our Email Newsletter on the front page, or like us on Facebook.

Did You Know?

Henry W. Longfellow, c. 1868.

Henry W. Longfellow grew his beard to hide scars received as a result of a fire in 1861 that killed his wife Fanny and burned his neck and face.