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Walden Pond and Thoreau Cabin

Type: Historical Site
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Henry David Thoreau lived at Walden Pond from July 1845 to September 1847. Today, Walden Pond has been designated a National Historic Landmark and is considered the birthplace of the conservation movement. Park Interpreters provide tours and ongoing educational programs. Visitors can visit a replica of Thoreau's one-room cabin and are welcome to swim, picnic, hike, use canoes and rowboats, fish, cross-country ski and snowshoe at the pond. 

Address: 915 Walden Street
Concord, MA 01773
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by Ifeanyi Menkiti

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The city of Emerson, Thoreau, and the Transcendentalists has produced many prominent writers in its past, but it is also a city whose literary history is still in the making. Ifeanyi Menkiti, who was born in Onitsha, Nigeria, and moved to Massachusetts eventually becoming owner of the nation’s oldest poetry bookstore, tours the vast literary landscape of the greater Boston area.

Upcoming Events
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Reading
Jamaica Plain Branch Library
October 23, 2014 - 7:00pm
Poetry
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Jamaica Plain Branch Library
October 23, 2014 - 7:00pm
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by Staff

July/August 2013

Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features Off the Grid Press, which publishes books exclusively by poets over the age of sixty.

by Alex Dimitrov

May/June 2012

Started by husband-and-wife writers Stona and Ann Fitch, Concord Free Press is using a philanthropic publishing model to successfully distribute limited-edition books at no cost, upon request.

by John Stazinski

January/February 2012

The Grub Street literary center has created a long-form fiction class that might offer a cure for the novel-writing anxiety that the traditionally story-centric MFA workshop isn’t equipped to resolve.

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