Meet

Henry David Thoreau

Portrayed
by
Richard Smith

Concord Massachusetts

Richard Smith standing in front of the Replica of the Walden Cabin at Walden Pond Reservation

 
Courtesy of Cornell University Library
Nineteenth Century Periodicals Collection

Concord Books. [Harper's new monthly magazine. / Volume 51, Issue 301, June 1875]

Introduction

Henry David Thoreau

Living

You said you came here to live life deliberately and simply. In doing so what did you learn?

What do you do all day?

Does the Pond freeze in winter? How do you bathe in winter?

Walking

How far do you walk each day? Where do you walk?

What do you carry when you hike?

What do you wear when you walk?

Writings

What do you hope to do with your writings?



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The Alcott & Emerson Children

What do you do with the childen?

Have you made things for the children?

Mrs. Emerson

What humorous story about chickens does Mrs. Emerson tell all of her friends?

Mr. Alcott

How does Mr. Alcott think children should be taught in school?

Mr. and Mrs. Hawthorne

Do you know the Hawthornes?

Does Mr. Hawthorne like nature? Is he writing?


Thoreau's Birth-place
Courtesy of Cornell University Library Nineteenth Century Periodicals Collection
Emerson and His Friends in Concord. [The New England magazine. / Volume 9, Issue 4, December 1890]
 

Furniture Used By Thoreau At Walden
Courtesy of Cornell University Library
Nineteenth Century Periodicals Collection

Concord History and Life. [The New England magazine. / Volume 24, Issue 4, June 1898]

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