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Thoreau Leave No Trace Trail Guide (Boy Scouts of America) Thoreau-Wabanaki Trail Map and Guide - Maine Woods Forever Thoreau-Wabanaki Trail Map and Guide: East Branch of the Penobscot River - Maine Woods Forever
Follow in Henry David Thoreau's footsteps around Concord! Established in 2017, this 10-mile trail was the result of cooperation between the Boy Scouts of America's Spirit of Adventure Council, Concord Scout House, The Thoreau Society, Thoreau Farm Birthplace, and the Town of Concord Division of Natural Resources. This fold-out guide with map follows the route to 25 sites of importance in Thoreau's life and work. Boy Scouts can earn a Thoreau Leave No Trace medal and patch by completing this hike in uniform and completing the required fees and questionnaire. Non-Scouts can certainly follow the trail, too. Follow the routes taken by Henry David Thoreau and his Wabanaki guides in 1846, 1853, and 1857. Cartography by Michael Hermann, with essays by Richard W. Judd and James Eric Francis, Sr. A must for anyone hiking or paddling in Maine.
The University of Maine Press, 2007. Map measures about 17 x 28 inches when unfolded.
The second map in the Thoreau-Wabanaki Trail Map and Guide series, this map of the East Branch of the Penobscot River details portages, rapids, campsites, and other information important to canoeists, and includes a historical overview of Thoreau's journey. Includes essays on the back of the full-color map. A must for paddlers on the Penobscot River.
The University of Maine Press, 2013. Map unfolds to about 17 x 23 inches.
In the Footsteps of Thoreau: 25 Historic & Nature Walks on Cape Cod - Adam Gamble A Yankee in Canada - Henry David Thoreau, Richard F. Fleck Rediscovering the Maine Woods: Thoreau's Legacy in an Unsettled Land - John J. Kucich, ed.
A true guidebook to following in the footsteps of Henry David Thoreau while visiting the Cape Cod peninsula. Details 25 historic walking routes, complete with maps, illustrations, and dozens of inspiring Thoreau quotes. This book is sadly now out of print. NOTE: THIS USED COPY MAY SHOW WEAR OR SLIGHT AGE.
On Cape Publications, 1997. Paperback, 270 pp.
In the fall of 1850, Henry David Thoreau and his friend Ellery Channing joined a northbound excursion into Quebec, with stops in Montreal and Quebec City. Here are the five essays Thoreau wrote upon their return. With a foreword by Richard F. Fleck. Part of The Literary Naturalist Series.
Westwinds Press, 2016. Paperback, 150 pp.
A collection of 11 essays that offer new perspectives on conservation, the cultural ties that connect Native comunities to the land, and the profound influence the geography of the Maine Woods had on Henry David Thoreau and writers and activists who followed in his wake. Contents: "Rediscovering the Maine Woods" / John J. Kucich ; "Crossing Moosehead Lake" / Chris Sockalexis ; "Undercurrents" / Stan Tag ; "The Maine Woods Rhomboid" / Robert M. Thorson ; "'Some Star's Surface': Thoreau in the Maine Woods" / Laura Dassow Walls ; "Sublime Matter: Materiality and Language in Thoreau's 'Ktaadn'" / Melissa Sexton ; "Eating Moose: Thoreau, Regional Cuisine, and National Identity" / Kathryn Cornell Dolan ; "Pilgrimages and Working Forests: Envisioning the Commons in The Maine Woods" / James S. Finley ; "Multiple Use and Its Discontents: Popular Conservation Writing in the Maine Woods a Century after Thoreau" / Dale Potts ; "Thoreau's Maine Woods and the Problem of Wildness" / Richard W. Judd ; "Carrying Place: Penobscot Language, Land, and Memory" / James Francis. This book was reviewed in Thoreau Society Bulletin 308, Winter 2020, pp. 5-7.
Westward I Go Free: Tracing Thoreau's Last Journey - Corinne Hosfeld Smith Deep Travel: In Thoreau's Wake on the Concord and Merrimack - David K. Leff
Traces Thoreau's 1861 "Journey West" with Horace Mann Jr. which took the duo from Massachusetts to Minnesota and back. The details of this last, longest, and least-known of Thoreau's excursions are outlined here. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.
Green Frigate Books, 2012. Paperback, 6 x 9 inch format, 435 pp.
In the hot summer of 2004, the author floated away from the routine of daily life just as Henry David Thoreau and his brother had done in their own small boat in 1839. This first-person narrative uses his ecological way of looking, of going deep rather than far, to show that our outward journeys are inseparable from our inward ones. This book was reviewed in Thoreau Society Bulletin 271, Summer 2010, p. 12.
Iowa University Press, 2009. Hardcover, 264 pp.