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Williamstown Rural Lands at Sheep Hill

The Williamstown Rural Lands at Sheep Hill is the headquarters for the land conservation trust and a nature center offering nature hikes, back-country skiing, family programming, and conservation planning and land management. Open daily. Organization actively maintains several trails in the Williamstown area.

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Williamstown Rural Lands at Sheep Hill is located at 671 Cold Spring Road Williamstown, MA, 01267.
Phone: 413-458-2492
Email: ruraland@wrlf.org
Web: https://wrlf.org

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Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary’s thriving beaver population is one of the many fascinating features of this sanctuary. When you walk along Yukon Brook, take note of the “lodges” of tree branches and mud, where these nocturnal creatures spend their days.

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Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary is located at 472 West Mountain Road, Lenox, MA 01240.
Phone: 413-637-0320
Email: berkshires@massaudubon.org
Web: https://www.massaudubon.org/Nature_Connection/Sanctuaries/Pleasant_Valley/index.php

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The Museum of the Gilded Age

The Museum of the Gilded Age at Venfort Hall is an imposing Elizabethan-style mansion built in 1893 for Sarah Morgan, the sister of J.P. Morgan. The Museum of the Gilded Age interprets the great changes that occurred in American life, industry and society.

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The Museum of the Gilded Age is located at 104 Walker Street, Lenox, MA 01240.
Phone: 413-637-3206
Email: info@gildedage.org
Web: https://www.gildedage.org

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The Mount

The Mount is the home of writer Edith Wharton who built her house in Lenox in 1902. Author of the Age of Innocence, Ethan Frome and The house of Mirth. She wrote over 40 books in 40 years, including authoritative works on architecture, gardens, and interior design.

Contact information
The Mount is located at 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox, MA 01240.
Phone: 413-551-5111
Email: info@edithwharton.org
Web: https://www.edithwharton.org

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Berkshire Botanical Garden

Berkshire Botanical Garden is an oasis of beauty featuring landscaped display gardens of native and exotic plants. The mission of Berkshire Botanical Garden is to fulfill the community’s need for information, education and inspiration concerning the art and science of gardening.

Contact information
Berkshire Botanical Garden is located on Routes 102 & 183, Stockbridge, MA 01262.
Phone: 413-298-3926
Email: info@berkshirebotanical.org
Web: https://www.berkshirebotanical.org

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Naumkeag

At Naumkeag you can experience Gilded-Age style and splendor, renowned for its elegant gardens and rare Berkshire “Cottage.”

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Naumkeag is located at Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge, MA 01262.
Phone: 413-298-3239
Email: westregion@ttor.org
Web: https://www.thetrustees.org

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Chesterwood

Chesterwood is the country home of sculptor Daniel Chester French, who was the sculptor of the Abraham Lincoln statue in Washington, D.C. His home is now a museum open to the public.

Contact information
Chesterwood is located off Route 183, Stockbridge, MA 01262.
Phone: 413-298-3579
Email: chesterwood@nthp.org
Web: https://www.chesterwood.org