Gilded Age Cottages Tour

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15 Stops
Duration: 01:00:00

See how the other half lived -- in the late 1800s -- through this walking and driving tour of some of Lenox and Stockbridge's most lavish Gilded Age (late 1800s to early 1900s) homes. Former summer retreats for the monied class, these once lavish "cottages" have taken on new lives and identities in the 21st century. All still glamorous, including one that now plays host to Miraval Berkshires Resort & Spa, these lovingly preserved treasures from the post-Civil War and post-Reconstruction eras, were where some of the nation's wealthiest families came to relax and play. Stops 1 through 6 are all within walking distance near downtown Lenox. Stops 7 through 14 will require a horse-drawn carriage or modern car to reach comfortably!

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