When I think of National Historic Landmarks, I envision a docent guiding visitors around a site populated primarily by ghosts. At Jacob's Pillow in Becket, Massachusetts, the first dance institution to be designated a landmark, artists work and people come to watch process and product from late June to late August, though the bustling place has its share of ghosts. You walk down the path to the Doris Duke Studio Theater on land cared for by Ted Shawn and his Men Dancers back in the 1930s. As you stroll from the Inside/Out stage to the Ted Shawn Theater, you pass a squat stone dining room built by those hardy men. Antony Tudor and Agnes De Mille probably ate lunch there in the 1940s. And long before that, the farm was a stop on the... More >>>