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The Mount offers group toursFrom the study window of his farmhouse in the Berkshires, Herman Melville enjoyed a view of Mount Greylock.  At 3,941 feet, Greylock is the highest point in Massachusetts. Its whale-like shape is said to have inspired his writing of Moby-Dick, one of the many works Melville penned while he and his large family lived at Arrowhead Farm from 1850 to 1863.

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