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75th Annual Gathering of the Thoreau Society, July 6-10, 2016

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Keynote: Elizabeth Witherell, PhD, Editor-In-Chief, The Collected Writings of Henry D. Thoreau, Princeton University Press.  (Ms. Witherell is also a former President of the Thoreau Society, 1996-2000).

Thoreau's desk

From the Executive Director's Desk:

Memberhip Outreach Letter: Support public understanding of Thoreau's life and legacy!

From the Blog
Path along Walden Pond. Photograph by Todd Truby.

Yeojin Kim tells us how Thoreau creates a deep-map narrative that divests the Northeastern Coastal Forests of its political markers and returns it to a bioregion, or life-place.

Recipients will receive $1,000 towards travel and research expenses at archives in the Greater-...