Come visit the birthplace of one of America's best-loved authors, Emily Dickinson, who was born here in December 1830....
moreCome visit the birthplace of one of America's best-loved authors, Emily Dickinson, who was born here in December 1830. The famed poet spent most of her life here composing over 1800 poems. The property consists of two different residences that are open to the public: The Evergreens, home to Emily's brother Austin, and The Homestead, where she lived and where her numerous unpublished poems were found after her death. Visitors can see both houses through special guided and audio tours.less
Although the house museum is currently closed due to Covid, when things return to normal, this is an important stop for anyone planning to attend performances at Tanglewood, Jacobs Pillow or the...more
Absolutely the best docent-led tour I have ever experienced anywhere. Maddie was knowledgeable, enthusiastic, animated, interesting, and inspiring. She did not deliver the dull memorized script that...more