Herman Melville's home, Arrowhead is a self tour of the house with explanations of the rooms, furnishings and artifacts that surrounded Hermann Melville in his later years. Vignettes describe the amazing life of Melville and his many years at sea. Those experiences prepared him to write many books, stories and poems. It was at Arrowhrad that he developed the material that resulted in his fascination with fairies of which he wrote a number of pieces. An outbuiding contains several exquisite fairy villages.