Stanza 6 of Longfellow's poem

Contributed by NPS, Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site

Description

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:

NPS, Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site
105 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 876-4491
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