Posts Tagged ‘The Mount’

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 […]