Take Up the Song: The Life and Work of Edna St. Vincent Millay 

Dates: October 7
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: at Steepletop

This special event marking the year of Millay's 125 birth will take place at Steepletop as part of the Path Through History weekend.

Three writers including; Millay Scholar and Millay Society Literary Executor, Holly Peppe, Millay Society board member and author of the Millay biography A Girl Called VincentKrystyna Poray Goddu and Jerri Dell, granddaughter of Floyd Dell and author of the new book Blood Too Bright about her grandfather's relationship with Millay, will present Take Up the Song: The Life and Work of Edna St. Vincent Millay. This event will discuss the Poet's early years as a young girl growing up in Maine, the bohemian years in Greenwich Village and her later years at Steepletop.

Fee: $20

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Hiking Steepletop 

Dates: October 15
Time: 10am to 12pm
Location: The Grounds at Steepletop

Another extremely popular tour from last season is back. 

Description: This tour allows visitors an expanded view of the wonders of Steepletop.  The tour will include a selection of Millay’s nature poetry, much of it inspired right here at Steepletop.  We will be exploring areas of the property not included in the regular House or Grounds & Gardens tours.  Be advised that this is a hike.  We will be walking over uneven terrain, through the forest and the fields.  Some of the property may be boggy.   Please wear attire appropriate for hiking.

Meet at Tamarack Cottage Visitors Center 15 minutes before the hike begins.

To make a reservation or for more information, call Steepletop at 518-392-3362, Monday – Sunday 10:00 am – 4:30 pm or email us at info@millay.org.

Fee:  $25

For those who wish to take a tour of Millay's home afterwards, a 12:30 pm tour will be offered at a special price of $12.

 

 

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Steepletop: Behind The Scenes 

Steepletop:  Behind the Scenes House Tour
Time: By Appointment

Description of Tour:  This exclusive tour includes the regular tour of Millay's house plus access to the unrestored rooms not open to the public, including the Withdrawing Room with double grand pianos and the "modern" kitchen designed for a Ladies Home Journal magazine article in 1948. We will also include a private look at some of Millay’s personal accessories not seen on the regular tour. The tour lasts about one and half hours. A Grounds and Garden tour is also included in the fee if you wish to take that also; plan another hour.

Fee:  $50  

Please register in advance by calling Martha Raftery at 518-392-3362 or by email at martha@millay.org.

 

 

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The Society's mission is to illuminate the life and writings of Edna St. Vincent Millay and to preserve and interpret the character of Steepletop, her home and gardens, places where nature inspires the creative spirit.
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