• 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?

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.