Educational, cultural, and community organizations in and around Concord, Massachusetts, are collaborating to present a year-long celebration of Henry David Thoreau’s 200th birthday! Click the menu links above to see:
- A calendar of Thoreau Bicentennial events and programs from around the world (Click here to add your organization’s event.)
- A list of participating organizations and individuals, with links to more information on our websites
- A biographical sketch of Henry David Thoreau
- A guide to resources where you can learn more about Thoreau, his life, his ideas, and his world.
We created this website to inform people about events taking place around the world to celebrate the bicentennial of Thoreau’s birth. The site will also provide resources for anyone who wants to learn more about Thoreau and the organizations based in Concord and Lincoln, Massachusetts that promote and educate about his legacy.