June

Millay Variations; a Performance by Vassar College 

Date: June 10
Time:  TBD
Location: Steepletop

A special performance produced by Vassar College celebrating Millay's 125th birthday and the 100th anniversary of her graduation from Vassar.  The event will feature poetry, music, and excerpts from Millay’s letters.

More on this event to follow. Save the Date!

 

 

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June

Hiking Steepletop 

Dates: June 16; July 8; August 13; September 16; October 15
Time: 10am to 12pm
Location: The Grounds at Steepletop

Another extremely popular tour from last season is back with expanded dates. 

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 518-758-9671, Monday – Friday 9:30 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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June

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 seperate grounds tour is included in the price.

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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