Welcome to The Thoreau Society

Thoreau's desk

From the Executive Director's Desk:

Thank you for making this year's Annual Gathering a vibrant success!  Check back soon for information about upcoming programs and events. 

Visit Walden Pond!

Don't let the summer pass you by without a visit to Walden Pond!

From the Blog
A Masonic image of the sun

Robert A Gross, keynote speaker at the 2015 Annual Gathering, describes how fraternal groups such as the Masons evolved in the nineteenth-century, providing insight into the cultural and social forces that developed alongside Transcendentalism in Concord.

Taghdarreh at Walden Pond

This past July, Iranian scholar Alireza "Ali" Taghdarreh left his country for the first...