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The Cottager | Tanglewood: When Parties, Picnics on the Lawn Were Private

In September 1851, the question of who owned the apples in the orchard adjacent to the “Little Red House” rented by Nathaniel Hawthorne and his wife, Sophia, caused such a stir that it severed friendships and gave the author excuse to depart the Berkshires. Read more about the history of the Berkshires >>