Founded in 1941, the Thoreau Society is the oldest and largest organization devoted to an American author. We are a 501(c)(3) charitable organization with members in 48 states and 25 countries around the world.
The Thoreau Society exists to stimulate
interest in and foster education about Thoreau's life,
works, legacy and his place in his world and in ours,
challenging all to live a deliberate, considered life.
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