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In Melville’s and Hawthorne’s Footsteps: Hike Monument Mountain with Gordon Hyatt

August 5, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 pm

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 on Route 7 at 9:00.  The hike is free; parking fees may apply.  Led by Gordon Hyatt, co-sponsored by  The Trustees of Reservations and the Berkshire County Historical Society.  Wear sturdy shoes and bring water.

Details

Date:
August 5, 2018
Time:
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Berkshire Historical Society
Phone:
413-442-1793
Website:
mobydick.org

Venue

Monument Mountain
Rte 7
Great Barrington, MA United States
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