Willa Cather North by Northeast

Cather Related Site-Seeing North of New York City and East of Ohio


This set of 16 self-guided tours features locations important to Willa Cather. Each tour can be viewed on-line or printed, and most contain a description of the points of interest, local restaurants, and lodging.

Acknowledgements: These tours are prepared in conjunction with the International Cather Seminar 2003, held May 28 - June 2 at Bread Loaf, Vermont. Sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial and Educational Foundation. Edited by Sherrill Harbison. Web design by Sonja Barber. Published by the Cather Project, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2003.


Arlington, Vermont - Home of Dorothy Canfield Fisher, by Mark Madigan

Boston, Massachusetts - Part 1 - Back Bay, Part 2 - Beacon Hill, by Kevin Synnott

Burlington, Vermont - The Cather / Fisher Correspondence, by Sherrill Harbison

Cherry Valley, New York - Isabelle McClung's Retreat, by Sherrill Harbison

Cos Cob, Connecticut - Cather Builds Her Connections, by Merrill Skaggs

Grand Manan, New Brunswick - The House that Cather Built, by Bob Thacker

Jaffrey, New Hampshire - In the Shelter of Monadnock: Jaffrey, New Hampshire, Cather's Favorite Retreat and Final Resting Place, by Joyce McDonald

On the Martyrs' Trail:Indians and Missionaries in the Champlain and Mohawk Valleys. Part 1 - Cather, Missionaries and History, Part 2: How to see the Champlain and Mohawk Valleys, with Dining and Accommodations, by Sherrill Harbison

Naulakha - Rudyard Kipling's Vermont Home, by Sherrill Harbison

New York City - Willa Cather in New York: The Greenwich Village Years. Part 1 - Willa Cather in New York, Part 2 - A Walking Tour of Greenwich Village, by Isabella Caruso

Plymouth, Vermont - Coolidge's Vermont White House of the 1920's, by Sherrill Harbison

Quebec and Montreal - Shadows of Early French Culture, by John Murphy

Ripton, Vermont - Bread Loaf Campus of Middlebury College, by Sherrill Harbison

St. Gaudens and Gardens - The Sculptor's Studio, by Sherrill Harbison

South Berwick, Maine - Home of Sarah Orne Jewett, by Terry Heller

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