Walden Pond


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Walden Pond,

Mass.: see Thoreau, Henry DavidThoreau, Henry David
, 1817–62, American author and naturalist, b. Concord, Mass., grad. Harvard, 1837. Thoreau is considered one of the most influential figures in American thought and literature.
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The Commonwealth is interested in a turnkey solar photovoltaic carport and electric vehicle recharge station system for Walden Pond State Reservation in Concord, Massachusetts.
Walden Pond Apartments is a 324-unit property located on Long Island, New York, some 75 miles east of New York City.
Walden, all of a sudden, appears topographical--not written as a guide through the woods of Walden Pond, but as a guide through the thickets that define life and the consciousness we claim of and for it; and perhaps most peculiarly, it tells us that the kind of discovery that we seek--the discovery of, or awakening to, the self- is first about accounting for what is lost, and how we relate to its absence.
Boston has its Freedom Trail and Harvard University, while Walden Pond is nearby.
I am reminded of Henry David Thoreau's objectives when he embarked on his famous experiment living at Walden Pond.
Thoreau considered his year at Walden Pond an "experiment," which is how many of us regard our attempts to explore new methods of producing food and living more simply.
Every year, half a million people visit Walden Pond in Concord, Mass.
Soon the world will be able to view material handwritten by George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, as well as an original pencil map of Walden Pond by Thoreau and numerous poems and letters from Walt Whitman and Civil War Union soldiers.
Walden' is based on Thoreau's mid-19th century account of his retreat to simple living and self-suf-ficiency, living for two years in a cabin he built near Walden Pond, close to Concord, Massachusetts.
The Boston Globe wondered in 2003 whether Walden Pond might become Wal-Mart Pond.
Thoreau it was who took himself off to the woods and lived "the simple life" for two years in a small cottage on the shore of Walden Pond, Massachusetts.