780 Holmes Road, Pittsfield Massachusetts 01201
413-442-1793 Fax 413-443-1449
This was the home of Herman Melville from 1850-1862. It was at Arrowhead that Melville wrote his most famous work, Moby-Dick, along with three other novels, Pierre, The Confidence-Man, and Israel Potter, plus several other works. Arrowhead is now a house museum and national historic landmark interpreting the life of the Melville family in the Berkshires. Included on the site are 44 acres of grounds which include a wildflower garden and a nature trail.
Other History nearby:
(Hudson) American Museum of Firefighting
(Springfield) Basketball Hall of Fame
(Bennington) Bennington Battle Monument
(Bennington) Bennington Museum
(Pittsfield) Berkshire Athenaeum
02/25 Coming to The Pittsfield area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
Taste of the Valley Plymouth NH March21 Experience all of your favorite local flavors. Several restaurants from the region will be there hoping to win your vote in the "Best in Show" competition.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
Spring Plant Sale Westford NH April27 The Middlesex Conservation District will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale at the 4H Fairgrounds.
Connecticut Sheep and Wool Festival vernon CT April27 The festival started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association as a program “to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut” has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival.