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Discovery at Walden
Discovery at Walden - Roland Wells Robbins
Our Price: $9.00

Roland Wells Robbins' fascinating story of his discovery and confirmation of Thoreau's Walden Pond house site, complete with photographs of his findings.
The Thoreau Society, 1999. 61 pp. Paperback.

Ruth Robinson Wheeler: A Concord Life - Joseph C. Wheeler
Ruth Robinson Wheeler: A Concord Life - Joseph C. Wheeler
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A biography of Ruth Robinson Wheeler (1890-1973), author of the book Concord: Climate for Freedom. Written by her son, Joe, this tribute traces the genealogy of this important Concord family and the remarkable woman who was sincerely devoted to the history of the town. Son Joe continues to serve on the board of the Thoreau Farm Trust, the owners of Henry's birth house. The Wheelers farmed the same land, back in the day.
Concord Free Public Library, 2008. Paperback, 109 pp.
Be There Then: A Guide to Exploring Greater Boston's Historic House Museums - Elizabeth S. Levy Merrick
Be There Then: A Guide to Exploring Greater Boston's Historic House Museums - Elizabeth S. Levy Merrick
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Features profiles of about forty historic houses open to the public in and around Boston. An indispensable handbook to help you discover hidden historical gems as well as some better-known portals to the past. The Concord houses included are the Old Manse, the Emerson House, and Orchard House.
Lulu.com 2014. Paperback, 119 pp.
Revolutionary Boston, Lexington and Concord: The Shots Heard 'Round the World - Joseph L. Andrews
Revolutionary Boston, Lexington and Concord: The Shots Heard 'Round the World - Joseph L. Andrews
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This complete historic guide to the Concord area of 1775, written by physician, historian and licensed Concord Guide Joseph L. Andrews, Jr. M.D., recreates the drama of this great season in US History which so inspired and challenged the authors, philosophers and transcendentalists of the following century. This book provides detailed information on the sites visitors can see today, including Boston's Freedom Trail. Other contributors provide fascinating articles on the roles of women, children, African Americans, Native Americans and Jews in this great epic of courage and idealism.
Commonwealth Editions, 148 pp. Paperback, 148 pp.
Walden Pond: Photographs - Bonnie McGrath
Walden Pond: Photographs - Bonnie McGrath
Our Price: $14.95

With Reflections by Henry David Thoreau.
The photographs in this collection are the work of a lifelong visitor to Walden. Matched with quotations from Walden, or Life in the Woods, they allow the reader to stand in Thoreau's shoes and see what he did while gathering observations for his great work.
Commonwealth Editions, 2001, 2004. 64 pp. Hardcover, 7 x 7 inch format.
Concord: A Veritable Treasure Hunt - Stuart Sinclair Weeks
Concord: A Veritable Treasure Hunt - Stuart Sinclair Weeks
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Takes the visitor to 46 sites in the Concord area in order to explore its history and its people. Issued in celebration of Concord's 375th anniversary.
Center for American Studies, 2001. Paperback, 117 pp.
People of Concord
The People of Concord: American Intellectuals and Their Timeless Ideas - Paul Brooks
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A 2006 reprint of Paul Brooks' 1990 work examining life in Concord, MA in 1845, during a cultural revolution that changed forever the hearts and minds of countless Americans. This small New England town nourished some of the most progressive and influential thinkers of its time: Emerson, Hawthorne, Thoreau, A. Bronson Alcott and his then 13 year old daughter, Louisa and many others. This book will transport you to the time of these extraordinary citizens and offers a fascinating look at the "Athens of America"
Fulcrum Publishing, 2006. 239 pp. Paperback.
The Minutemen and Their World - Robert A. Gross
The Minutemen and Their World - Robert A. Gross
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A subtle and detailed reconstruction of the lives and community of Concord, and a compelling interpretation of the American Revolution as a social movement. This 25th Anniversary edition includes a new forward by Alan Taylor and a new afterword by the author. Includes two maps. Now a classic history.
Hill and Wang, 2001. Paperback, 5 x 8 inch format, 256 pp.
The Paradise Of All These Parts; A Natural History Of Boston - John Hanson Mitchell
The Paradise Of All These Parts; A Natural History Of Boston - John Hanson Mitchell
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A history of the landscape of Boston and how it has been altered by man and nature since 1614. Selected by the Boston Globe as "Most memorable Title of 2008."
Beacon Press, 2008. Paperback, 254 pp.
Searching For Thoreau: On the Trails and Shores of Wild New England - Tom Slayton
Searching For Thoreau: On the Trails and Shores of Wild New England - Tom Slayton
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Transports the reader to the places in New England that were most important to Henry David Thoreau in 10 vigorous essays that range from Walden Pond to the shores of Cape Cod and the heights of Mount Katahdin in northern Maine. The author recounts his first-hand experiences and compares them to Thoreau's from 150 years earlier. He also compares their observations on the places themselves and their reflections on the causes of change, all with ample use of excerpts from Thoreau's writings. Includes a chronology of Thoreau's travels; a When You Go section of practical information for each chapter; and new sketches and maps.
Images From the Past Publishing, 2007. 240 pp. Paperback. A DVD is also available separately.