It starts with the sounds—creaking floors and slamming doors, fading footsteps down empty halls—a feeling of being watched, tingling taps on the shoulders, spectral shapes crouched in corners or gathered in front of fireplaces long gone cold.

Tricks of the imagination in an old house once inhabited by a skilled writer of ghost stories … or something else? Take a ghost tour and decide for yourself.

Our ghost tours are currently on hiatus. We plan to offer them again later this year, either online or in person, depending on evolving health and safety guidelines. Sign up for our e-newsletter to stay up-to-date on our 2021 plans.

 

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    “It was like some dark undefinable menace, forever dogging my steps, lurking, & threatening …”  
    – Edith Wharton, The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton

Watch this video with Robert Oakes, tour guide and author of Ghost of the Berkshires.

We are interested in hearing from anyone who has stories about The Mount. Email us at info@edithwharton.org.