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Longfellow House-Washington’s Headquarters NHS preserves the home of Henry W. Longfellow, one of the world’s foremost 19th century poets and as General George Washington’s first headquarters of the American Revolution, from 1775-1776. Volunteers work alongside NPS gardener and grounds crew to maintain the Colonial Revival garden and landscape surrounding the house. This position is a great way to get experience in the management and upkeep of a gardens and historic landscape for both inexperienced and expert gardeners. All training, safety, and gardening tools will be provided by the park. Meets weekly on Thursdays from 9-12.

Start Date - 2022-01-01

End Date - 2023-01-01

Activities include: Botany;Historical Preservation;Weed/Invasive Species Control

Difficulty_Level: Not Difficult

Hosts Housing Amenities: No Housing/Amenities Available

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About National Park Service


1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240, US

Mission Statement

The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.


The U.S. National Park Service, www.nps.gov, cares for special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage. We care for more than 400 national parks and help communities preserve their historic places and open spaces.

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  • People 55+
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