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.
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.