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The Thoreau Society, Inc.
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Concord, MA 01742

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Founded in 1941, The Thoreau Society is the oldest and largest organization dedicated to an American author.

The Thoreau Society® is a registered trademark of the Thoreau Society, a US-registered 501(c)3 charitable organization.

I went to the woods because I wish to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.”


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