Fanny Longfellow 200: So Many Pleasures & One Awful Tragedy

February 24, 2017

A house tour eulogizes Fanny Longfellow’s life, concluding with her 1861 funeral in the house’s library. Following will be a walk to her final resting place at Mount Auburn Cemetery for a wreath-laying and poetry-reading.

Meet in Visitor Center: Tour at 10:30 AM, Procession begins at 11 AM, Wreath-laying at noon at Mount Auburn

Co-sponsored by the Longfellow House – Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site.

Limited enrollment, pre-registration required. RSVP to the program at (617)876-4491 or


On the 200th anniversary of her birth, rediscover Fanny Appleton Longfellow
Artist, Socialite, Partner, Muse, Mother
Throughout 2017 the Longfellow-House Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site will be celebrating the life of Fanny Appleton Longfellow.
For a full list of programs visit the Fanny 200 calendar.

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