Carole Owens: Magical Places

Are places and things imbued with magical qualities? Do special objects inspire? In July of 1902 “Resort Topics” reported that “hundreds” were making a pilgrimage to the spot where Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote “The House of Seven Gables” and “A Wonder Book for Boys and Girls.” The writer bemoaned the fact that the trees grew in 50 years and obscured the exact view Hawthorne enjoyed as he wrote. If the view were the same, would those who came be more inspired? Read more about magic in the Berkshires >>

2018-01-22T11:41:23-05:00September 17th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |

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