Welcome to The Thoreau Society

Thoreau's desk

From the Executive Director's Desk:

Thank you for making this year's Annual Gathering a vibrant success!  Check back soon for information about upcoming programs and events. 

Visit Walden Pond!

Don't let the summer pass you by without a visit to Walden Pond!

From the Blog
Driftwood on Nauset Beach. Photograph by Elizabeth Kalman.

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Henry Thoreau's Cape Cod, Elizabeth Kalman and Nicholas Holdgate reflect on the existential significance of Thoreau's final excursion narrative.

Taghdarreh at Walden Pond

This past July, Iranian scholar Alireza "Ali" Taghdarreh left his country for the first...