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Annual Berkshires Hike Marks a Literary Moment

A visit to western Massachusetts includes a stop at Monument Mountain and Arrowhead, the home of the great author Herman Melville. Monument Mountain isn’t a mythical place, as in imaginary. Drive north on Route 7 from the center of Great Barrington, Massachusetts, and you can’t miss the trailhead parking lot on the left. But this Berkshire hill is a place of myth — two myths, in fact. Read more about the Herman Melville story >>