“What Would Henry Do?” Panel Discussion, Friday, July 13, Masonic Lodge, 11:15 am to 12:15 pm, An event at the Thoreau Society’s Annual Gathering

Join authors Corinne Smith and Jack Maguire and executive director of the Thoreau Society Mike Frederick, and Thoreau Farm Tour Guide Barbara Olson as they discuss their contributions to “What Would Henry Do?”, a collection of essays edited and published by Thoreau Farm. Ken Lizotte, president of Thoreau Farm Trust, and a contributor to the book will moderate the discussion.

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Sponsored by Thoreau Farm and the Thoreau Society.

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Celebrate Henry’s 201st birthday at Thoreau Farm, Thursday, July 12, 2018

Free Tours at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm. Stop by the house for a slice of birthday cake and a chance to win a free copy of Thoreau Farm’s book, “What Would Henry Do?”

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Surveyors Historical Society Beginning Point Marker Dedication at Thoreau Farm and Annual Gathering Picnic, Sunday, July 15, 2018, 12:30pm

Join the Surveyors Historical Society at Thoreau Farm for the dedication of a “Beginning Point” marker to honor Henry David Thoreau’s career as a surveyor.  The marker will give the exact latitude and longitude of Thoreau’s birth house on Virginia Road.

Sponsored by the Surveyors Historical Society, Thoreau Society and Thoreau Farm. Light refreshments and birthday cake will be served. Bring a picnic lunch! R.S.V.P. . This event is FREE and open to the public.