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Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site

105 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Longfellow House–Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site, also known as the Vassall-Craigie-Longfellow House, is a historic site in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For almost 50 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. On display are many of the original 19th century furnishings, artwork, over 10,000 books owned by Longfellow, and the dining table around which many important visitors gathered. The site also possesses some 750,000 original documents relevant to the former occupants of the home.[50] These archives are open to scholarly research by appointment.

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