The Story of Ice Harvesting at Walden Pond Saturday Feb. 9 & Sunday Feb. 24 1pm-2pm

IceHarvestingLearn how tons of ice were “harvested” from Walden Pond and shipped to places as far away as India!
Hear Henry David Thoreau’s description of the small army of workers coming to Walden to cut the ice, for Frederick Tudor, the “Ice King.”

Meet a park interpreter at the Thoreau house replica near the parking lot for a talk and walk to Ice Fort Cove on the far side of Walden Pond. Be sure to dress for the winter weather and 1 ½ mile walk.