Arrowhead now offers self-guided tours

Arrowhead remains open daily for house tours; last day of the season is Monday, October 23.  The visitors center opens at 9:30, the house opens at 10:00.  Last house admittance at 4:30;…More

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Fairy House Garden Village

The fairies are here! They have settled into their houses the village at Arrowhead.  Open every day, 10 – 5.  Admission fees apply.

In 1856, Herman Melville wrote a short story,…More

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Mastheads Residents read!

On July 25, at Arrowhead, the inaugural class of Mastheads residents read poetry and prose created this summer. John Babbott, Justin Boening, Greg Allendorf, Maria Pinto, and Mariam Rahmani all read…More

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Stonewall restoration at Arrowhead

The Greenagers are at Arrowhead!

When Herman Melville and his family moved to Arrowhead in 1850, it was already an old farm. The stonewall along Holmes Road was probably already there….More

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Fairies visit Arrowhead

The fairies are all over the front lawn and on the piazza at Arrowhead.

In 1856, Herman Melville wrote a short story, “The Piazza,” while living at Arrowhead. In this tale,…More

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