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The Thoreau Society Annual Gathering

July 10-14, 2019

Engineering Thoreau: Nature, Technology, and the Connected Life

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Annual Gathering 2019: Engineering Thoreau

Exploring Thoreauvian approaches to nature, technology, and contentment...

Walt Whitman Bicentennial

5/31/2019: Poetry Reading to celebrate the bicentennial of Whitman's birth, with commentary by Concord historian Richard Smith.