We go into Lenox to explore the cemetery at the Church on the Hill and its connection to the Whartons.Watch
Nick Hudson, research assistant at The Mount, shares glimpses of Edith Wharton’s estate in these short, entertaining videos. We hope you enjoy them and look forward to welcoming you to The Mount.
The Glimpses of The Mount were created and produced by Nick Hudson and Robert Oakes. Filmed and edited by Robert Oakes. Wharton’s Secret Garden was written and produced by Patricia Pin.
Now inhabited only by ghosts, in the Wharton’s time the stable is where horses, carriages, cars, and the male servants resided. Let’s go inside and see what is usually unseen!Watch
Not all is as it seems as The Mount. Learn some of the tricks Wharton designed for the house.Watch
A little-noticed motif in Edith Wharton’s boudoir (essentially her office) is Aesop’s Fables. In this video, we recount the two fables represented here.Watch
Mimi, Miza, and Toto are just a few of the Whartons’ dogs from their time at The Mount. Bone up on your knowledge of the Whartons’ pets here!Watch
The Mount was a thoroughly modern house for its time. Here are some of its kitchen conveniences.Watch
Unrestored and ordinarily closed to visitors, the fourth floor of The Mount is where the female servants lived. Come upstairs, and see where the downstairs staff resided.Watch
“You rang, madam?” Let’s learn more about The Mount’s call buttons and boxes.Watch
The Mount’s Italian garden is often a cool, quiet retreat. Explore the garden further with this meditative reflection.Watch
Crowning the main house is a gorgeous cupola with incredible, panoramic views of the property. Join us up here for even more gorgeous views.Watch