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Rose and fairy with Mt Greylock 6-29-17

Annual Appeal

Fairies there, thought I; some haunted ring where fairies dance.

Herman Melville wrote these words at Arrowhead. In “The Piazza,” the narrator believes he sees fairy lights on Mt. Greylock.

And this…More

Rose and Abby at Fairy Village 8-16-17a

Fairy House Garden Village

The fairies have left for the year, moving to warmer quarters.  But they will return to Arrowhead next summer to live in a new set of fairy houses.

In 1856, Herman…More

Hawthorne Studio at Arrowhead 7-17-17a

Mastheads Residents read!

On July 25, at Arrowhead, the inaugural class of Mastheads residents read poetry and prose created this summer. John Babbott, Justin Boening, Greg Allendorf, Maria Pinto, and Mariam Rahmani all read…More

stonewall crew end of day 5-21-17 2a

Stonewall restoration at Arrowhead

The Greenagers are at Arrowhead!

When Herman Melville and his family moved to Arrowhead in 1850, it was already an old farm. The stonewall along Holmes Road was probably already there….More

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