Herman Melville’s Arrowhead, by Candlelight

Herman Melville

Arrowhead, long known as the home where Herman Melville wrote his epic novel, Moby Dick, will be shown in a unique way this winter. The Berkshire Historical Society at Herman Melville’s Arrowhead, 780 Holmes Road, Pittsfield, will feature special “Candlelight and Chocolate Tours” of its beautifully decorated 1783 farmhouse during the holiday season.

“Candlelight and Chocolate Tours” will offer an intimate view of Arrowhead by candlelight, followed by a reception featuring hot mulled cider and a chocolate tasting. These tours will be offered at 6:00 P.M.on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, from December 3, 2009 to January 3, 2010, except 12/24 and 12/31. . The cost is $20. per person. . Due to limited space the tours are by reservation only; please call 1.413.442.1793 x11 to reserve or for more information. Family rates are available upon request.

In addition, from December 5th through January 3rd, Arrowhead will be open Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm for regular tours. (Last regular tour at 4 pm.) It’s 15 minutes from Brook Farm Inn, a Lenox bed and breakfast.

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