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The Mount, Berkshires Home of Edith Wharton in Western Massachusetts

April 29th, 2014 by philhalpern

The Mount was the estate of famed author, Edith Wharton.  Located in Lenox, MA, it’s near our inn.  The Mount will open for the 2014 season on Saturday, May 3rd.  Visitors can enjoy a guided tour through the mansion and amble the acres of breathtaking formal gardens, all designed by the author herself. We’re told that […]

Come to the Berkshires this weekend

February 19th, 2014 by philhalpern

 On Saturday, February 22nd, in Edith Wharton’s cozy Drawing Room readers will make Wharton’s story come to life in the very house where she wrote it.  Be sure to peer out the windows upon the snowy Berkshire landscape where she gleaned inspiration for the fictitious town of Starkfield, Massachusetts! It’s the annual  Ethan Frome marathon reading, 1:00-5:00 at The Mount.   […]

Edith Wharton’s Birthday Bash Jan. 26 in Lenox, MA

January 23rd, 2013 by philhalpern

Brook Farm Inn is lucky to be right near The Mount, a Berkshires treasure.  This was the home of author, Edith Wharton.  It’s usually open to visitors May through October, but this weekend there will be a special event.   Bring your party hats and musical horns, and be there on Saturday, January 26 from 11 […]

Happy Birthday, Edith Wharton — a Celebration In Lenox

January 20th, 2012 by philhalpern

  Drinks and Delights on Saturday, January 28th  — Free at The Mount, just one mile from Brook Farm Inn, in Lenox, MA, in the heart of the Berkshires. January 24, 2012 marks Edith Wharton’s 150th birthday. To honor her and to kick off a very special new season, The Mount will be hosting a […]

Ghost Tours — A Halloween Tradition At The Mount

October 17th, 2011 by philhalpern

Ghost Tours for Halloween are a tradition at The Mount!  This mansion, formerly Edith Wharton’s home, is right here in Lenox, near Brook Farm Inn.   October 21, 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm, $20    On October 28 at 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm, The Mount will offer enhanced and extended ghost tours in celebration of Halloween. These tours […]

Los Angeles Times Recommends Brook Farm Inn

September 12th, 2011 by philhalpern

In a recent article in the Los Angeles Times, Brook Farm Inn, our Lenox MA bed and breakfast, was recommended for travelers!  Known for our poetry library and literary connections, we’re a natural choice for guests who come to the Berkshires to see  The Mount (Edith Wharton’s home) and Steepletop (Edna St. Vincent Millay’s home).  It’s great to […]

The Wharton Salon Presents “Autres Temps…” at The Mount

August 13th, 2011 by philhalpern

    The Mount Welcomes the Theatre Group for the Third Consecutive Year LENOX, MA–For the third consecutive season, The Mount celebrates its partnership with The Wharton Salon, which this summer will present “Autres Temps…,” based on a short story by Edith Wharton, from August 17-28, 2011. Performances will take place at the stable at […]

Summer Events at The Mount in Lenox

July 13th, 2011 by philhalpern

The Mount, home of Edith Wharton, is around the corner from Brook Farm Inn in Lenox, MA and our guests have been enjoying the wonderful summer events there.  If you haven’t toured the mansion and gardens, it’s a must.  And if you’ve already seen them, you will want to return for a Friday night Ghost […]

The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Mansion and Gardens, will open May 7

April 27th, 2011 by philhalpern

  At Brook Farm Inn, Lenox MA B&B, we’re looking forward to a new season at The Mount, with tours, lectures, and exhibits, plus lovely lunches on the patio.  Here’s the May lineup! May Special: $10 Wednesdays! May 4, 11, 18 and 25 On every Wednesday in May, adult admission to The Mount is only […]

Halloween at The Mount in Lenox, MA

October 25th, 2010 by philhalpern

Special Halloween events are taking place all week at The Mount in Lenox, MA.  Guests of Brook Farm Inn can enjoy the thrills and chills! Edith Wharton’s Favorite Ghost Stories Monday-Thursday, October 25-28 at 4 p.m. Enjoy daily readings of Edith Wharton’s favorite ghost stories by Edgar Allan Poe, J. Sheridan Le Fanu, M.R. James, […]

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