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William Cullen Bryant Homestead

207 Bryant Rd, Cummington, MA 01026-9639
+1 413-532-1631 ext. 3110
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History and spooks

It has history, a nice view, knowledgeable guides, well kept house and grounds, almost all the... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
I M
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Leominster, MA
History and a nice view

Beautiful farm on a hill. We did a short hike to check out the "Site of the first church" noted on... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
dave d
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Bradford, Massachusetts
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From its iconic red barn to elegant allee of maples leading to the main house, this lovely property is testament to the celebrated poet's ideal of living mindfully on the land.
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207 Bryant Rd, Cummington, MA 01026-9639
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+1 413-532-1631 ext. 3110
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

It has history, a nice view, knowledgeable guides, well kept house and grounds, almost all the furniture and items belonged to the Bryants but it also has some spooky stuff. We went to visit because we heard a story about another visitor that was spooked...More

Thank I M
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Beautiful farm on a hill. We did a short hike to check out the "Site of the first church" noted on the map. Didn't see anything. Also walked out the Sugar Bush Road and checked out the Ruins of the Sugar House. This was pretty...More

Thank dave d
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Enchanted Circle Theater and The Trustees at the Bryant Homestead created a unique living history experience! It was where the past and present converged in this site-based history play. It was set in 1866 when literary, conservation, and political ideals flourished. This is a play...More

Thank EDFeather
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Beautiful homestead on the side of a hill with outstanding views. The home has an interesting history. The guided tour was worth the time. Our tour guide was friendly and extremely knowledgeable. The house is not completely renovated but still worth the time to visit.

Thank Boxman43
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The William Cullen Bryant Homestead is located on Bryant Road in Cummington, MA. The property is beautiful, from the driveway lined with maple trees leading to the main house to the iconic red barn, this property is a wonderful testament to living mindfully on the...More

Thank Loves2Research
Reviewed 26 April 2016

It's a beautiful property in the hills of Cummington, Mass. The driveway is lined with old Maple trees and stonewalls. Beautiful winding drive along scenic byway Rt. 112, Tour the historic home of a local legend. Taken care of by The Trustees of the reservations...More

1  Thank Cushpond
Reviewed 8 March 2015

I've visited many times and given two lectures on the premises. Bryant was not only the most influential American poet in the first half of the 19th century but also the most innovative pioneer in the American short story. The Homestead site is prominent in...More

2  Thank Frank G
Reviewed 24 April 2012

TheSideTrek.Com Where Bryant penned pastoral poetry and Thanatopsis thoughts. Idyllic country setting for a picnic or an artistic inspiration.

2  Thank tablesedge
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