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Historical Houses

  • Edith Wharton’s home, The Mount located a few minutes down the road.  Explore gardens and trails with a stop in the bookstore before you depart. Open daily May-October
  • Arrowhead is the home of Herman Melville. The novel Moby Dick was written here while Herman Melville looked toward Mt. Greylock. Located in Pittsfield, MA about a 20-minute drive from Blantyre, this small museum is charming.
  • Mission House is a National Historic Landmark and was home to the first missionary to the Mohican Indians.  The Mission House is part of the Trustees of Reservations properties located in Stockbridge, MA.
  • Naumkeag was the home of Ambassador Choate, Ambassador to Great Britain in the late 1800s. His daughter developed the gardens, designed by Fletcher Steel, and upon her death, donated the entire property to the Trustees of Reservations who have maintained the house as it was in the late 1800s.
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