This is a guide through the houses/museums of some of the Literary Luminaries of Massachusetts. Consider: The Norman Rockwell Museum; Emily Dickinson’s home; Edith Wharton’s The Mount; the birthplace of Henry David Thoreau; Ralph Waldo Emerson’s residence, and the edifice which inspired Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel, The House of Seven Gables.
Norman Rockwell Museum – Stockbridge, MA
Emily Dickinson Homestead – Amherst, MA
The Mount – Edith Wharton’s Home – Lenox, MA
“Thoreau Farm” Birthplace of Henry David Thoreau – Concord, MA
Louisa May Alcott’s “Orchard House” – Concord, MA
Ralph Waldo Emerson House and Walden Pond – Concord, MA
Hawthorne and The House of Seven Gables – Salem, MA