Stanza 6 of Longfellow's poem

Contributed by Longfellow National Historic Site


This verse, copied by Longfellow in 1875 from his poem composed in 1845, speaks of George Washington during the American Revolution. It hangs in a second floor front bedroom below an engraving of Washington. The Longfellow House was Washington's headquarters from July 1775 until April 1776, during the Siege of Boston.

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About This Item

  • Title: Stanza 6 of Longfellow's poem
  • Creator: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
  • Creation Date: 1875-08-18
  • Subject Date: circa 1775
  • Town: Boston, Cambridge
  • County: Middlesex, Suffolk
  • State: MA
  • Media: ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 30.3 cm x 25.2 cm
  • Local Code: LONG 4692
  • Object Type: Text

For more information about this item, contact:

Longfellow National Historic Site
105 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 876-4491

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