In 1775, when George Washington arrived in Massachusetts, he made his headquarters in the abandoned mansions of wealthy loyalists along Brattle Street in Cambridge. Walk through one of America's finest neighborhoods and see elegant examples of early New England architecture.
Brattle Street residents also included Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Declaration signer Elbridge Gerry, cartoonist Al Capp, presidents of Harvard University, and the inventors of Fig Newtons, baking powder and Polaroid cameras.
Tour lasts 90 minutes.
This tour is not currently on our calendar, but can be scheduled as a private tour at any time. Call 617.367.2345 or use our private tour webform to learn more.