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Boston Sights

Wadsworth House

  • 1341 Massachusetts Ave. Map It
  • Cambridge
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Updated 11/11/2013

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On the Harvard University side of Harvard Square stands the Wadsworth House, a yellow clapboard structure built in 1726 as a home for Harvard presidents. It served as the first headquarters for George Washington, who arrived on July 2, 1775, to take command of the Continental Army, which he did the following day. The house, closed to the public, now houses general Harvard offices.

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1341 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02138, United States

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Updated 11/11/2013


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