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
A Masonic image of the sun

Robert A Gross, keynote speaker at the 2015 Annual Gathering, describes how fraternal groups such as the Masons evolved in the nineteenth-century, providing insight into the cultural and social forces that developed alongside Transcendentalism in Concord.

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.