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Colonial reenactor in the Longfellow gardens.
Special events such as reenactments, concerts and poetry performances are offered year round.  Check the schedule of events for listings.

Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, just a short walk from Harvard Square. Here you can learn about the famous American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and his impact on the national identity of the United States, and about George Washington's stay in the house during the Siege of Boston in 1775-1776.

Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site is now closed to general visitation, to repoen in May 2019. It may be possible to schedule a private or group tour pending staff availability. Please email or call (617)876-4491 at least two weeks prior to your desired visit date. The grounds and historic garden are accessible year-round and may be freely visited during daytime hours. Please check these pages for details on operating hours, fees, directions to the park, and special programs and events.

If you have any questions that are not answered by the park's web site, please contact us for more information.

Last updated: November 1, 2018

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