Join us for Henry David Thoreau’s 199th Birthday Party

Date(s) - 07/12/16 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Thoreau Farm

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Celebrate Henry David Thoreau’s 199th birthday on Tues., July 12, from 10am to 2pm at Thoreau Farm, the Birthplace of Henry David Thoreau.

Drop by the house and meet author of Henry David Thoreau for Kids, Corinne H. Smith.

Corinne will be on hand to answer any questions about Concord’s favorite son and to sign copies of her book (available at the Gift Shop at Walden Pond). Corinne will be giving guided tours of the house at 11am and 1pm. See the room where Thoreau was born!

Birthday cake and lemonade served throughout the day. Children must be accompanied by an adult. FREE Admission. For more information, email

Corinne H. Smith has been a Thoreau fan since the 1970s. She is the
author of Henry David Thoreau for Kids and Westward I Go Free: Tracing
Thoreau’s Last Journey. She gives Thoreau Farm tours and contributes
posts to the site’s blog, “The Roost.”