Longfellow National Historic Site

What Would Longfellow Say About Ghosts and Halloween?

Not only was Henry Wadsworth Longfellow an incredible poet, but he also believed in the supernatural. That second part is of particular interest this week, as the folks at the Longfellow National Historic Site are offering special Halloween tours to explore what they call "19th century America's fascination with death and mourning."

George Washington Really Did Sleep at Longfellow National Historic Site

If you can prove that “George Washington Slept Here,” your house is Historic with a capital “H”. Washington really did sleep at the Vassall-Craigie-Longfellow House, the focal attraction of Longfellow National Historic Site. The park celebrates anniversary number 36 on October 9.
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