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Herman Melville’s Arrowhead

Add to Calendar Herman Melville's Arrowhead Arrowhead was the home of author Herman Melville during his most productive years, 1850-1863. At Arrowhead he wrote some of his major works: the novels Moby Dick, Pierre, and The Confidence Man among others. The property is managed by the Berkshire County Historical Society who have restored most of the house to Melville's period and operates it as a museum. It is the first National Historic Landmark to be designated in Berkshire County. HOURS: Open Daily: 9:30am-5pm From Memorial Day Weekend to Columbus Day DD/MM/YYYY

Arrowhead was the home of author Herman Melville during his most productive years, 1850-1863. At Arrowhead he wrote some of his major works: the novels Moby Dick, Pierre, and The Confidence Man among others. The property is managed by the Berkshire County Historical Society who have restored most of the house to Melville’s period and operates it as a museum. It is the first National Historic Landmark to be designated in Berkshire County.

HOURS:
Open Daily: 9:30am-5pm
From Memorial Day Weekend to Columbus Day

780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201
23.9 miles (36 minutes) from Williamstown.
$8-$10