Join/Contribute

We are now able to accept membership dues and other donations online. We chose PayPal to maximize your security and convenience, with buttons corresponding to different levels of membership. We are also grateful for donations separate from membership, such as to programs and garden funds. If you wish to send a contribution by check, please download this membership form.


We are launching a campaign to raise funds to refurbish parts of Henry W. Longfellow’s study that have been damaged or faded over the decades, so that it looks as handsome and accurate as possible. This room was an important site for the creation of American culture in the nineteenth century. Please consider donating to our Annual Appeal for this year.

If you are required to take a minimum distribution from a retirement fund before the end of the year, you may want to consult your financial advisor about a “Qualified Charitable Distribution.” This would mean having the retirement fund distribute your gift directly to the Friends so that you would avoid having to pay income tax on the distribution.

Our mailing address for all correspondence is:
Friends of Longfellow House–Washington’s Headquarters
105 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA  02138
Thank you.

Join at the Individual Level with a donation of $40.


Join at the Family Level with a donation of $75.


Join at the Contributor Level with a donation of $150.


Join at the Donor Level with a donation of $300.


Join at the Patron Level with a donation of $500.


Join at the Sponsor Level with a donation of $750.


Join at the Benefactor Level with a donation of $1,000.


Donate any amount you choose beyond the membership fund.

Donate to the 2020-2021 Annual Appeal, the start of our campaign to raise funds to refurbish artifacts and furnishings in Henry W. Longfellow’s study.

You can always donate in Honor or Memory of a particular person, or for public programs or another cause at Longfellow House. Use the “Add special instructions to the seller” link on the screen when PayPal asks you to review your donation before confirming.