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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...
May Alcott, her sisters
and the Emerson children came to swim,
boat and play games. More...
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.)
The path around the pond.