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Thoreau's cabin at Walden Pond

From the Executive Director:

Support public understanding of Thoreau's life & legacy. Help us keep Thoreau's vision alive for generations to come.

Edward Sidney Dunshee, Henry D. Thoreau, Ambrotype, New Bedford, Massachusetts, August 21, 1861.

Thoreau Miscellany

Reviews, essays, recent finds...

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Thoreau Society Fellowship

The Thoreau Society announces the 3rd annual Marjorie Harding Memorial Fellowship. Recipient will receive $1,000 for travel and Thoreau-related research, plus free attendance (not required) at the 2018 Thoreau Society Annual Gathering in Concord.

Thoreau's Journal, 1856

From the Morgan Library & Museum: "Thoreau’s Journal: A Life of Listening." Read and listen to Thoreau’s personal reflections on nature, friendship, slavery, and society.