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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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Walden Woods Project Overview

Upcoming Events

Reading Circle Spring 2020

  In spring 2020, many of us have returned, or perhaps turned for the first time, to Henry David Thoreau’s Walden. What better time to discuss Thoreau’s classic, which ruminates on the beauty of nature and a life of simplicity? We will discuss Walden in two parts and focus on... Read more

Author Reading: Jeffrey S. Cramer's Solid Seasons

  Authors Reading Aloud, George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War, and The Walden Woods Project will host the next Author Reading: Jeffrey S. Cramer's Solid Seasons: The Friendship of Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson. June 4, 2020, 7:00-8:00pm EST. All livestream events appear... Read more