Darien Library Offers a Virtual Tour of The Mount on November 2

Step into the Mount, home of author Edith Wharton, with Darien Library.

Edith Wharton is known today mainly for her many contributions to American literature, yet she was also a skilled pioneer of house and garden design. This virtual tour will look at The Mount, Wharton’s elegant estate in Lenox, Massachusetts, which she designed with the same passion and lucidity she applied to her written work.

Anne Schuyler, Director of Visitor Services at the Mount, will survey the history of The Mount from its creation in 1902 to today, where its thrives as a cultural center that celebrates the intellectual, artistic, and humanitarian legacy of Edith Wharton.

This virtual event will take place on Tuesday, November 2 at 7 p.m. Register on Darien Library’s website at https://www.darienlibrary.org/event/5300.

About Anne Schuyler

Anne Schuyler, Director of Visitor Services currently leads the Visitors Services, Interpretation, and Exhibits teams at the Mount. Since joining EWR in 2006, Anne has produced multiple exhibits and revised the interpretive content on Wharton and The Mount, highlighting, among other topics, Wharton’s humanitarian work during WWI and servant life at The Mount.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of Virginia and a Professional Certificate in Public History from Northeastern University in Boston. Anne grew up in Darien, CT.

(Photo credit: Eric Limon)


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