Herman Melville's Arrowhead – Pittsfield, Massachusetts - Atlas Obscura
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Herman Melville's Arrowhead

Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Herman Melville wrote "Moby Dick" in this landmark 18th-century house surrounded by farmland. 

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Nestled in the Berkshire mountains, Arrowhead is the house and surrounding grounds where one of the greatest American novels was written, “Moby Dick.” Tours of the house are available, as well as free walking paths throughout the remaining 160 original acres of Melville’s farm. 


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