Posts Tagged ‘The Mount’

The Mount, in Lenox Massachusetts, Is Open

May 6th, 2010 by philhalpern

Famed author, Edith Wharton, lived at The Mount, within walking distance of Brook Farm Inn B&B in Lenox. The beautiful mansion and gardens are now open for the season, offering guided tours, lectures and readings. We offer our guests discount coupons for admission. Starting May 28th, we also offer an all-inclusive package including room reservations, […]

Ghostly Readings this week at The Mount

October 23rd, 2009 by philhalpern

The Mount is around the corner from Brook Farm Inn, and the gracious, Gilded Age drawing room is the perfect setting for these readings.  Can’t wait!  Come join us! October 26, 2009 – October 31, 2009 Description “For the ghost should never be allowed to forget that his only chance of survival is in the tale of […]

Literary Lenox

June 3rd, 2009 by philhalpern

At Brook Farm Inn, we’re always interested in literary links to the original Brook Farm, for which the inn was named.  Brook Farm was a utopian farm experiment — the original hippie commune, perhaps — that was founded by the Transcendentalists in the 1840’s.   Hawthorne, Emerson, Margaret Fuller, and other famous intellectuals of the era […]

Peter Filkins reads from his translation of H.G. Adler's

April 14th, 2009 by philhalpern

On Saturday, April 18th at 5 pm, Simon’s Rock professor Peter Filkins will read from and discuss his recent translation of H.G. Adler’s novel, The Journey.  The reading takes place in the Mount, The estate of Edith Wharton at 2 Plunket Street, Lenox Massachusetts Adler, one of only a handful of German-speaking Jewish novelists to […]

Visit 4 Berkshire Attractions on One Pass

September 18th, 2008 by philhalpern

Four of the Berkshires’ most visited attractions have combined under the name “American Icons” to make your visit to the area more convenient and affordable.  Now through the end of October you can visit The Hancock Shaker Villiage, the largest working farm from the Shaker era; The Mount Estate and Gardens, the home of the great […]

The Mount in Lenox Massachusetts Announces '08 Lecture Series

June 24th, 2008 by philhalpern

A favorite of summer visitors to Brook Farm Inn in Lenox Massachusetts has always been the author lecture series at The Mount, home and gardens of Edith Wharton. Lectures take place on Mondays at 4 PM, starting July 7th, and they’re followed by tea and book-signing. We’re also glad to announce  Wharton on Wednesdays at 5 PM in […]

Saving The Mount…One Brook Farm Inn Guest at a Time

April 29th, 2008 by philhalpern

You may have been reading or hearing lately about the financial difficulties of The Mount, famed estate of the author, Edith Wharton. Brook Farm Inn is within walking distance of this treasure in Lenox, Massachusetts. A tour of the mansion and gardens are a must for every visitor to the Berkshires, and many wonderful events […]