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How Western Massachusetts’ Mount Greylock Became Inspiration For Literary Legends

Even if you’re not a J.K. Rowling fan, you likely know that her Harry Potter series takes place in England. A series of online short stories from Rowling — and, out Friday, the film “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” — finally show fans what her North American magical world looks like. One of those online stories tells the tale of a school of witchcraft and wizardry — located on Mount Greylock in northwestern Massachusetts. Read more about Mount Greylock as an inspiration for some literary Legends >>