"Sharp, quirky, and occasionally nettlesome", Walking the Berkshires is my personal blog, an eclectic weaving of human narrative, natural history, and other personal passions with the Berkshire and Litchfield Hills as both its backdrop and point of departure. I am interested in how land and people, past and present manifest in the broader landscape and social fabric of our communities. The opinions I express here are mine alone. Never had ads, never will.
This Dutch Colonial farmhouse with its mansard roof and herringbone pattern brickwork caught my eye as I was driving along Milton Road in Goshen, CT. It is unlike any other historic house that I know of in our region of New England saltboxes, Federals and Greek Revivals.