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Happy Birthday, Henry David Thoreau!

July 13 @ 12:00 PM

Happy Birthday, Henry! Meet Thoreau on his birthday! Saturday, July 13, 12-2 pm Come and celebrate Henry’s birthday (a day late)! Local historian Richard Smith will portray Henry David Thoreau in the year 1847, age 30. He will receive guests at his house near the main parking lot at Walden Pond. This is an informal rolling program, so stop in any time for a visit. This event is free, but regular parking fees apply. On hot summer days, holidays, and weekends, Walden Pond often closes because of visitor capacity. You are strongly encouraged to check the DCR park alerts page for closures: www.mass.gov/info-details/dcr-parkalerts. Sponsored by the Friends of Walden Pond. For more program information call: (978) 405-2082. Reasonable accommodations available upon request.


July 13
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Walden Pond Visitor Center