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75th Annual Gathering of the Thoreau Society

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Elizabeth Witherell, PhD, Editor-In-Chief, The Collected Writings of Henry D. Thoreau, Princeton University Press.  (Ms. Witherell is also a former President of the Thoreau Society, 1996-2000).

Julyl 6-10, 2016
Concord, Massachusetts

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The Thoreau Society is pleased to announce the first annual Marjorie Harding Memorial Fellowship!

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