Washington and the Siege of Boston
Longfellow's Life and Times
The House Collections
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Significance of the Longfellow House as Washington's Headquarters
Did you know that George Washington not only slept in what is now the Longfellow House but
did so for more than eight months at the beginning of the Revolutionary War? Here he created
the Continental Army while besieging the British army in Boston.
Revolutionary War Journal/Diary
The full text of a journal/diary from a real-life soldier in the Revolutionary War. Includes accounts of the Siege of Boston
and Washington's retreat from New York.