Bryant Homestead

207 Bryant Rd.
Cummington, MA 01026- Map It
Phone: (413) 532-1631

AAA Editor Notes

Bryant Homestead is at 207 Bryant Rd. Overlooking the Westfield River Valley, this country estate was the childhood home and summer residence of William Cullen Bryant, poet, abolitionist and the editor in chief of the New York Evening Post 1829-78. The historic house displays some of his personal effects, and on a guided tour you'll learn about his life. A hiking trail lets you explore the woods that inspired his early nature poetry. Guided tours are available.
Grounds free. Guided tour $5. Reservations are required for guided tours.
Hours: Grounds daily dawn-dusk. House tours are offered Fri.-Sun. late Apr.-Oct. 31; Sat.-Sun. in Nov.