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February 2019

Happy Birthday, Mr. Longfellow!

February 18, 2019 | 10:00 am - February 22, 2019 | 4:00 pm
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One event on January 1, 1970 at 10:00am

Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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$1.00 - $6.00

Monday, February 18 through Friday, February 22 SCHOOL VACATION WEEK  Brighten up your February by celebrating Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s birthday month with us! Perhaps most famous for his poem “Paul Revere’s Ride,” Longfellow also wrote a poem just for Old South Meeting House – one of six poems collected in a book published as a fundraiser to Save Old South in 1876. Explore an illustrated timeline of fun facts about Longfellow in Boston history, and design your own Longfellow-inspired birthday…

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Did You Know?

Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.