Walden Pond, Concord MA
One of thousands of ponds and lakes scooped from the New England countryside by glaciers, Walden Pond in Concord MA is more famous than all the rest.


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Walden Pond, Concord MA

Ralph Waldo Emerson owned woodland around Walden Pond, and walked here several times each week to swim, gaze, contemplate and marvel in the wonders of nature. More...

Louisa May Alcott, her sisters and the Emerson children came to swim, boat and play games. More...

Henry David Thoreau came, built a small "house" on Emerson's land, and "lived deliberately" on Walden's shores for "two years and two months." More...

(See also the Walden in Winter Photo Gallery.)



Walden Pond Path, Concord MA

The path around the pond.



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