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NightWood at The Mount Edith Wharton’s House & Gardens

November 22, 2020 by Corey A. Edwards

NightWood at The Mount Edith Whartons House and GardensLooking for something fun and safe to do in the Berkshires this holiday season? Visit Edith Wharton’s house and gardens to experience NightWood at The Mount, 5 unique scenes of light, sound, and color. November 19th through January 3rd, 2020 in Stockbridge, MA.

2020 continues to be challenging, right up to the end of the year. Many of our traditional holiday events have either been seriously limited, gone virtual, or called off entirely. It is difficult to conceal a bright light, however, and the Berkshires continue to shine in bright holiday colors despite the pandemic.

Some Berkshires holiday traditions, like Winterlights at Naumkeag, are able to go on almost unchanged. Others, like Stockbridge Main Street At Christmas and Berkshire Museum’s Festival of Trees, have gotten creative and adapted.

Then there are new attractions like NightWood at The Mount.

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Visit and Explore Naumkeag Gilded Age Cottage and Gardens

September 28, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

The blue steps at Naumkeag

The Blue Steps at Naumkeag

Naumkeag, in Stockbridge, MA, is one of the Berkshires’ original gilded-age “cottages” and a National Historic Landmark. Come marvel at the Gilded Age splendor at the estate’s terraced gardens, landscaped grounds, and magnificent architectural details.

Naumkeag is a quintessential Berkshires country estate of the Gilded Age. It was built in 1885 as a summer estate for Joseph Hodges Choate (1832–1917), a New York City attorney and ambassador to England. The estate stayed in the family until 1958, when it was bequeathed in its entirety – lock stock and barrel – to The Trustees of Reservations. The Trustees of Reservations is a non-profit organization, dedicated to preserving natural and historical places here in Massachusetts.

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