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From the Executive Director's Desk

Call for Proposals for the 2015 Annual Gathering: Thoreau's Sense of Place, July 9-12, 2015, Concord, Massachusetts. Send title, abstract & brief bio to mike.frederick@thoreausociety.org

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Waden Pond Visitor Center

Take Note: New Visitor Center at Walden Pond

The MA Department of Conservation and Recreation moves forward with new Visitor Center at Walden Pond: Ground Breaking Ceremony with Governor Deval Patrick, 12/8/2014.

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Thoreau Country Calendar 2015

Holiday Gifts

Visit the Shop at Walden Pond on the web and on the ground to find ideal gifts for all of the Transcendentalists in your life! 

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From the Blog

Scot Miller's photography has been featured in many books and publications including illustrated editions of Walden, Cape Cod, and, most recently, Thoreau’s Maine Woods: A Photographic Journey Through an American Wilderness.

Walden Pond

The Thoreau Society is pleased to announce the fourth annual Thoreau Society Short-Term Research Fellowships. Recipients will receive $500 towards travel and research expenses at archives in the Greater Boston area on Thoreau-related projects, as well as free attendance at the Thoreau Society 2015 Annual Gathering in Concord, MA in July.