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historic house and spectacular scenery

This is the home of one of the most famous poets of the nineteenth century, many of whose poems... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
31mbel
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Fairhaven, Massachusetts
History and spooks

It has history, a nice view, knowledgeable guides, well kept house and grounds, almost all the... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2017
Ingrid M
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Leominster, MA
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Jul 22, 2018
“historic house and spectacular scenery”
Jul 24, 2017
“History and spooks”
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From its iconic red barn to elegant allee of maples leading to the main house, this lovely property is testament to the celebrated poet's ideal of living mindfully on the land.
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207 Bryant Rd, Cummington, MA 01026-9639
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+1 413-532-1631 ext. 3110
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

This is the home of one of the most famous poets of the nineteenth century, many of whose poems were inspired by the landscape surrounding the house where he lived as a boy and in his later years. Well marked trails take you into old,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2017

It has history, a nice view, knowledgeable guides, well kept house and grounds, almost all the furniture and items belonged to the Bryants but it also has some spooky stuff. We went to visit because we heard a story about another visitor that was spooked...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Ingrid M
Reviewed July 17, 2017

Beautiful farm on a hill. We did a short hike to check out the "Site of the first church" noted on the map. Didn't see anything. Also walked out the Sugar Bush Road and checked out the Ruins of the Sugar House. This was pretty...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed October 3, 2016

Enchanted Circle Theater and The Trustees at the Bryant Homestead created a unique living history experience! It was where the past and present converged in this site-based history play. It was set in 1866 when literary, conservation, and political ideals flourished. This is a play...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

Beautiful homestead on the side of a hill with outstanding views. The home has an interesting history. The guided tour was worth the time. Our tour guide was friendly and extremely knowledgeable. The house is not completely renovated but still worth the time to visit.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 3, 2016

The William Cullen Bryant Homestead is located on Bryant Road in Cummington, MA. The property is beautiful, from the driveway lined with maple trees leading to the main house to the iconic red barn, this property is a wonderful testament to living mindfully on the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed April 25, 2016

It's a beautiful property in the hills of Cummington, Mass. The driveway is lined with old Maple trees and stonewalls. Beautiful winding drive along scenic byway Rt. 112, Tour the historic home of a local legend. Taken care of by The Trustees of the reservations...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Cushpond
Reviewed March 8, 2015

I've visited many times and given two lectures on the premises. Bryant was not only the most influential American poet in the first half of the 19th century but also the most innovative pioneer in the American short story. The Homestead site is prominent in...More

Date of experience: October 2014
2  Thank Frank G
Reviewed April 24, 2012

TheSideTrek.Com Where Bryant penned pastoral poetry and Thanatopsis thoughts. Idyllic country setting for a picnic or an artistic inspiration.

Date of experience: April 2012
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