Tag Archives: Henry David Thoreau

Travel Photo of the Day (Jan. 9)

Walden Pond, Concord, Massachusetts.   This was one of the ponds by Thoreau’s house.  The actual pond is much larger.

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Travel Photo of the Day (Dec. 18)

Walden Pond, Concord, Massachusetts.

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Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

The next stop in Concord, Massachusetts was the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, dedicated in 1855.  This cemetery has several famous authors buried here, including Louisa May Alcott, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Henry David Thoreau.  This is also the burial site … Continue reading

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Old Manse

The next stop after the North Bridge was the Old Manse which is close to the bridge and the Concord River.  This house was erected by Rev. William Emerson in 1770.  William was the grandfather to Ralph Waldo Emerson, a famous … Continue reading

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A Step back in time

This past Sunday I hit the road to visit some places I had never been to.  I’m a little embarrassed that I have been living in Boston for five years and I am just now getting out to Concord, Massachusetts … Continue reading

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