Thoreau in December, Saturday, Dec. 1 & Sunday, Dec. 16, 1pm-2pm

“There can be no really black melancholy to him who lives in the midst of nature and still has his senses. While I enjoy the sweet friendship of the seasons I trust that nothing can make life a burden to me”

Join park staff for a walk and talk considering Thoreau’s response to the changing seasons, finding inspiration in every time of year. This program is for visitors of all ages. The tour will begin at the Thoreau house replica, near the parking lot.We will also walk a moderate ½ mile to the site where Thoreau once lived. Please dress for the weather.