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The Walden Woods Project preserves the land, literature and legacy of Henry David Thoreau to foster an ethic of environmental stewardship and social responsibility …
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The Land

The Land

How we protect Thoreau’s Walden Woods

The Literature

The Literature

By and about Henry David Thoreau

The Legacy

The Legacy

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Ken Burns Presents “Walden”, A Ewers Brothers Production

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SIX WALKS: A Conversation with Ben Shattuck

About the event: On an autumn morning in 1849, Henry David Thoreau stepped out his front door to walk the beaches of Cape Cod. Over a century and a half later, Ben Shattuck does the same. With little more than a loaf of bread, brick of cheese, and a notebook,... Read more