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July 9-13, Concord, MA.

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The Thoreau Society Shop at Walden Pond is located across the street from Walden Pond. Visit us on your next trip.

915 Walden Street, Concord, MA Telephone: (978) 287-5477
Fax: (978) 287-5620

All purchases at the Shop and eStore support the Thoreau Society's Mission.
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.

Mission: 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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In 2001, The Thoreau Society was designated the official friends group of Walden Pond, supporting visitor services, conservation projects and park operations at the Walden Pond State Reservation.

Consider making a donation to the Friends of Walden Pond, an activity of the Thoreau Society. Your donation will be used specifically in support of Friends-designated activities at Walden Pond.

Huckleberry Jam 8 oz. Heartful Art Magnet - Thoreau Quote: "Rise free from care before the dawn, and seek adventures."
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Walden's Shore -Thorsen Thoreau's Importance for Philosophy, Rick Anthony Furtak, Jonathan Ellsworth, and James D. Reid
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Basket Weaving Calendar - 2015 -- Concord & Walden Pond - Olsen
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Basket Weaving 101.  This kit includes everything needed to wave a basket: simple instructions with photo illustrations, clothespins, a Popsicle stick, colored reed for creating designs, and a gift tag.  You supply scissors, water, paper towels, a dab of