Longfellow National Historic Site


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Longfellow National Historic Site:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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Longfellow National Historic Site

Address:105 Brattle St
Cambridge, MA 02138

Phone:617-876-4491
Fax:617-497-8718
Web: www.nps.gov/long/
Size: 2 acres.
Established: Authorized on October 9, 1972.
Location:On Brattle St. in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Facilities:Visitor center, museum/exhibit. Entrance fee required.
Activities:Guided and self-guided tours.
Special Features:Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow lived here from 1837 to 1882 while teaching at Harvard. Years earlier, George Washington, Commander-in-Chief of the newly-formed Continental Army, headquartered and planned the Siege of Boston here (July, 1775 and April, 1776).

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Across the River Charles is Harvard, the oldest university in America and the Longfellow National Historic Site, a mansion which has been kept as it was since the poet died there in 1882.
IF THE WALLS at Longfellow National Historic Site in Cambridge, Massachusetts, could talk, they might whisper details about the people and experiences in the life of popular 19th-century poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and his family, who lived there from the 1830s through the 1950s.
At Longfellow National Historic Site, the focus of the park is the large, elegant house on Brattle Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts.