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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Thoreau’s Bicentennial Year

2017 was a remarkable year in Walden Woods and Thoreau Country. On the 200th anniversary of Henry David Thoreau’s birth, there were many celebrations, activities, and remembrances of his life

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Own a Thoreau Bust Sculpture!

The Walton Ricketson portraiture bust of Henry David Thoreau is quite possibly the best sculpture ever produced of Concord’s favorite son and author of Walden. It represents a young, idealized Henry Thoreau

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Upcoming Events

Nature, a walking play

Nature, a walking play, is coming back to Concord!  After receiving rave reviews when here in 2017 for Thoreau's bicentennial, TigerLion Arts, in partnership with the Trustees, will bring their show back to The Old Manse! Nature is the mythic telling of Emerson and Thoreau’s mutual love affair with the... Read more

Nature, a walking play

Nature, a walking play, is coming back to Concord!  After receiving rave reviews when here in 2017 for Thoreau's bicentennial, TigerLion Arts, in partnership with the Trustees, will bring their show back to The Old Manse! Nature is the mythic telling of Emerson and Thoreau’s mutual love affair with the... Read more