Tours of Thoreau Farm, the birthplace of Henry David Thoreau
Come learn about the birthplace of Henry David Thoreau and consider lessons about living deliberately that we can learn from his legacy. Take an inside look at the restored 1730s house listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Wheeler-Minot Farmhouse/Henry David Thoreau Birth House. Locally, it is also known as “Thoreau Farm.” Tour includes the lovingly restored second-floor room where Henry David Thoreau was born in 1817. Visits to the house are by FREE guided tour only. Suggested donations $5/person to support the preservation of this historic site.