The Mount: Home of Edith Wharton

Learn more about The Mount, Edith Wharton’s home in Massachusetts. This home, which she designed herself was inspired by a 17th century home in England, with a few influences from Italian and French architecture. Now a historic house museum and cultural center, it is open to the public.

The Mount, built in 1902 is a country house in Lenox, Massachusetts. It was the home of American author Edith Wharton, who designed the house and its grounds and considered it her “first real home.” The estate, located in The Berkshires, is a National Historic Landmark and hosts tours, events, and even ghost tours.

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