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Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site

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Tips from locals

Aysin
Aysin
December 16, 2019
If you like local and national history and historic houses, this is a pleasant historic house maintained by the national parks service, which is open seasonally late May through the fall, and has grounds that are open year-round.
Brian
Brian
September 13, 2017
Great National Historical Site. Free tours.
Sarah
Sarah
June 15, 2017
A historic site located at 105 Brattle Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For almost fifty years, it was the home of noted American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. It had previously served as the headquarters of General George Washington, 1775-76. Near Harvard Square.
Cinzia
Cinzia
March 16, 2017
Tours of the famed poet's former home, which served as Washington's HQ during the Siege of Boston.
Nelson
Nelson
December 14, 2016
Washington's and Longfellow's house.

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Location
105 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone+1 617-876-4491
Websitenps.gov