The Mount Estate

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Featured on TV’s Ghost Hunters, the estate and museum of artifacts relating to novelist Edith Wharton is said to be home to the ghost of Wharton herself. Husband Teddy Wharton and a servant girl also have been seen, as well as an old-fashioned gentleman believed to be Wharton’s lover, who briefly lived here.

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2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, Massachusetts
United States

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42.33408557791168, -73.28211736680714
Berkshire County, Massachusetts
Nearest Towns:
Lenox, MA (1.6 mi.)
Lee, MA (2.7 mi.)
Stockbridge, MA (3.8 mi.)
West Stockbridge, MA (4.4 mi.)
Richmond, MA (5.1 mi.)
Housatonic, MA (7.0 mi.)
Tyringham, MA (7.3 mi.)
Pittsfield, MA (8.2 mi.)
Washington, MA (8.8 mi.)
Alford, MA (9.6 mi.)

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