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Rose and fairy with Mt Greylock 6-29-17

Annual Appeal

Fairies there, thought I; some haunted ring where fairies dance.

Herman Melville wrote these words at Arrowhead. In “The Piazza,” the narrator believes he sees fairy lights on Mt. Greylock.

And this…More

Pittsfield Polo by Howard Babbitt

Pittsfield Riding and Polo Club

Just a short distance from Arrowhead, along Holmes Road, was once the Pittsfield Riding and Polo Club.  It was a popular sport here in the 1930s and 1940s.  A recent…More

Rose and Abby at Fairy Village 8-16-17a

Fairy House Garden Village

The fairies have left for the year, moving to warmer quarters.  But they will return to Arrowhead next summer to live in a new set of fairy houses.

In 1856, Herman…More

Hawthorne Studio at Arrowhead 7-17-17a

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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