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Children’s Garden

On July 12 we celebrated the opening of the Children’s Garden at Melville’s Farm at Arrowhead.  Come explore the gardens, free.  Guided tours of the historic house are available, admission…More

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“Wreck of the Whale Ship Essex”

An example of the terrific selection of books and merchandise available at Arrowhead.  We were honored to welcome, on July 7, Carlo DeVito, editor and publisher of The Complete Illustrated…More

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Arrowhead open for the season

Herman Melville’s Arrowhead is open daily for tours!  See paintings, such as this one done by Robert Selkowitz,  all created at the A Touch of Melville Gold – En Plein…More

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Buy a shingle for Arrowhead

We’ve put a new roof on the main house Arrowhead! You still have an opportunity to be a permanent part of Herman Melville’s farm! Buy a new shingle, put a…More

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Volunteer at Arrowhead!

There are many volunteer opportunities at Arrowhead.  Gives us a call to learn about all the activities at the Historical Society and Arrowhead. These include giving tours of Arrowhead, working…More


The Melville Trail

The Melville Trail highlights twelve Berkshire sites that either were important to Melville or are repositories of information about Melville and his life. The sites are Arrowhead, Pontoosuc Lake, the…More

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