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J.K. Rowling Names Mount Greylock as Site of North American Hogwarts

J.K. Rowling has written a short story identify the North American Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as being on Mount Greylock. “It stands at the highest peak of Mount Greylock, where it is concealed from non-magic gaze by a … Continue reading

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Ribbon Cutting at Renovated Mount Greylock Visitor Center

A ribbon cutting for the newly renovated Mount Greylock visitor center was Thursday, October 3. The renovation project – which included developing an interpretive master plan for the reservation and installing new interpretive signage along the roads and at the … Continue reading

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Private Events Boost Greylock’s Bascom Lodge

A report say that attendance is down at Mount Greylock’s Bascom Lodge but that it made the most money in three years because of catering for weddings, corporate dinners, and private family gatherings

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Greatest Places to Visit Around Mount Greylock

If you have a lot of time on your hands around Greylock the 1,000 Greatest Places in Massachusetts has a few suggestions: BTW, the Berkshire Eagle highly recommends Jack’s Hot Dog Stand

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Bascom Lodge Opens for Season on Mount Greylock

The Bascom Lodge on Mount Greylock has opened for the season Among the changes are that beer and wine will be served. John Dudek, along with his brother Peter and associate Brad Parsons, were awarded the historic curatorship by the … Continue reading

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Is Chief Graylock’s face visible in a rock slide on Mount Greylock?

The Manchester Journal says that following a 1990 landslide the face of Chief Graylock can be seen on the eastern face of the mountain. For years we have editorialized that the state and regional tourism officials have virtually ignored this … Continue reading

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Ghost of the Old Coot on Mount Greylock on Bellow’s Pipe Trail

We earlier reported that Massachusetts was considering changing its Greylock displays to possibly more thoroughly tell the tale of the ghost on Bellow’s Pipe Trail on Greylock. This report says the ghost is that of a Union soldier. When he … Continue reading

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Massachusetts DCR Considering Overhaul of Mount Greylock Exhibits

The Massachusetts DCR is looking to spend $1 million in federal money on Mount Greylock and are reviewing overhauling its exhibits. Intriguingly it says: How the Civilian Conservation Corps forged roads to the summit? The American Indians who once lived … Continue reading

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Snow Forecast Tonight on 3,500 Foot High Mount Greylock

Just when you thought spring was in full bloom…they’re predicting snow on Mount Greylock.

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Greylock Thunderbolt Ski Race Back on After 50 Years

The Thunderbolt ski race down Mount Greylock is back on today after problems with not enough snow. Article

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