Monday, October 8th 2:00pm – 2:45pm Thoreau and Pencil Making

Come and learn about the Thoreau family pencil making business! Henry David Thoreau is renowned as a writer and thinker, but he was also a very “hands on” person. He built his house himself and he improved the methods of pencil making in his family’s business. Join a park interpreter at the replica for a fascinating look into this little­-known side of Henry.