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Help to sustain Thoreau's legacy:

For donations of $50 or more, we will send you the Thoreau Society coin.


"Only that day dawns to which we are awake. There is more day to dawn. The sun is but a morning star. " Henry D. Thoreau, Walden

There is more day to dawn.

Mission: The Thoreau Society exists to stimulate interest in and foster education about Thoreau’s life, works, legacy and his place in his world and in ours, challenging all to live a deliberate, considered life.

Vision: The Thoreau Society keeps Thoreau's writings and ideas alive around the globe and across generations.

Organizational Goals: To encourage research on Thoreau’s life and works and to act as a repository for Thoreau-related materials;To educate the public about Thoreau’s ideas and their application to contemporary life;To preserve Thoreau’s legacy and advocate for the preservation of Thoreau country.

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