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Massachusets Museums: Alphabetical List

The Mount - Home of Edith Wharton
Lenox, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Biographical Museum | Literary Museum

The Mount - Home of Edith Wharton
(Photo credit: Edith Wharton Restoration, Inc.)

Edith Wharton (1862-1937) designed and built The Mount in 1902. She lived there for nearly a decade and called it "My first real Home". A
Edith Warthon colaborated with Francis L.V. Hoppin, architect, who designed the house, a twenty-nine-room American classical mansion, outbuildings, gate, and gardens; Odgen Codman Jr., who designed the interior and Beatrix Jones Farrand (Wharton's niece), who designed the kitchen garden and the drive.

Location
2 Plunkett Street - Box 974
Lenox, MA 01240-0974

(Southern junction of Routes 7 and 7A at the corner of Plunkett Street and Route 7)

Hours - Open May through December
Open daily from May 1, 2009 through November 1, 2009
Open on weekends November 7, 2009 through December 20, 2009

Admission
Contact The Mount

Contact
Tel.: 413.551.5104 - Toll-free: 888.637.1902
Email: info@edithwharton.org


For additional information, visit The Mount - Edith Wharton Estate & Gardens official Web site:
www.edithwharton.org