Stockbridge The Essential
Founded in the early 18C, this quintessential New England town nestled in the heart of the Berkshires exudes a grace and charm that have traditionally endeared it to wealthy Bostonians and New Yorkers as well as to artists and writers. Stockbridge's Main Street is lined with a picturesque row of pedimented buildings and large clapboard dwellings rimmed by broad lawns. In summer, performances of classic American drama are presented at the Birkshire Theater Festival.
This Norman-style mansion (1886,