• Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in his study, circa 1875.

    Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

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The Friends of the Longfellow House

Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site is fortunate to have a dedicated group of supporters called The Friends of the Longfellow House. The Friends of the Longfellow House is a not-for-profit voluntary group founded in 1994 to work cooperatively with the Park Service to benefit and support the Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site. Some of the organization's activities include: providing financial aid for special public programs, preservation efforts and other initiatives, publishing a biannual newsletter informing the public about work at the site, and offering fellowships to encourage research using the site's extensive archives and collections.

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Did You Know?

Alice Longfellow, c. 1890.

Alice Longfellow, the poet's oldest daughter, was interested in women's education and was an influential figure in the founding of Radcliffe College.