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9:00 am

In Melville’s and Hawthorne’s Footsteps: Hike Monument Mountain

August 6, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monument Mountain, Rte 7
Great Barrington, MA United States
Gordon Hyatt top of mountain 2015

The annual celebration of the famous literary hike up (and down) Monument Mountain.   In August, 1850, Herman Melville met  Nathaniel Hawthorne at Monument Mountain, striking up an immediate friendship. Commemorate that  occasion with a guided hike, “champagne” toast, and a reading of  “Monument Mountain” by  William Cullen Bryant. Meet in the Monument Mountain parking lot

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1:00 pm

“Moby-Dick” marathon reading day 4

August 6, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Arrowhead, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
Moby-Dick frontispiece 1851 cropped

Join the marathon reading of "Moby-Dick" in the place it was written!

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