The Mount

The Mount is maintained and operated by the Edith Wharton Restoration, Inc., which was founded in 1980.

The Mount is a National Historic Landmark and cultural center that celebrates the intellectual, artistic, and humanitarian legacy of Edith Wharton.

We engage a diverse audience by providing context to Wharton’s life and achievements through our interpretive and public programs, and preservation of her historic estate.

The Mount has evolved from a traditional historic house museum to a vibrant cultural center, engaging audiences through our year-round artistic and literary programs. Susan Wissler, executive director, talks about this transformation in an interview directed by Jason Brown.

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