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Monument Mountain Hike

August 4 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am EDT

Celebrate the day (August 4, 1850) Melville met Nathaniel Hawthorn on a hike up Monument Mountain by joining us for a similar hike and reading of local poet William Cullen Bryant’s Monument Mountain they read together at the summit and share sparkling wine (they had champagne).

The guided hike takes approximately 2 ½ hours and is appropriate for families. Hikers should meet at the Monument Mountain Reservation Parking lot on Route 7, Great Barrington, and should be prepared with their own water, proper footwear, hiking gear and bug repellent.

Cost: Free


August 4
9:00 am - 11:30 am EDT