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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

Walden Woods Project Overview

Upcoming Events

Thoreau and The Miracle of Poetry 

Wednesday, February 24, 7:00-8:15 PM EST via zoom. “A poem is one undivided, unimpeded expression fallen ripe into literature," Thoreau wrote in A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers. "Much verse," he also said, "fails of being poetry because it was not written exactly at the right crisis, though it may... Read more