Shop at Walden Pond

The Thoreau Society Shop at Walden Pond is located across the street from Walden Pond, where world-famous author Henry David Thoreau, wrote his classic WALDEN OR LIFE IN THE WOODS. Visit us on your next trip, and discover Thoreau Country.

Yes, we have both versions of the Henry David Thoreau bust in stock. (The original was crafted by Walton Ricketson.) Choose between the 6-inch Henry ($38.50) or the 12-inch Henry ($185), made in high-grade proprietary bonded marble. They're both stunning! Stop in at our Shop, or order online. http://www.shopatwaldenpond.org/SearchResults.asp?Search=bust&Search.x=0&Search.y=0

We have award-winning books by Thoreau Society members! David K. Leff's "Canoeing Maine's Legendary Allagash" has won a silver medal for Best Regional Non-Fiction in the Independent Publishers Book Awards AND a silver medal for Memoir in the Nautilus Books Awards. Dale Schwie's biography of photographer Herbert Gleason, "Taking Sides with the Sun," is a finalist in the Biography category for the Midwest Book Awards. And we are probably the only walk-in shop in the world that carries both books! Stop on by and pick up some terrific reading soon.

It's a beautiful day at Walden Pond. And it's Earth Day, to boot! Stop on by. :-)

No parade? No battles? No problem! We offer a variety of Concord books and cards sure to please any visitor. And we're open until 6 p.m. today. Stop by!

Here's a way to "be" at Walden and in Concord every day. Get one of our beautiful full-color 2018 calendars WHILE THEY LAST. "Concord Colors" features photographs of a variety of local sites by Susan Cady McAllister and costs $19.95. "Walden Pond and Concord" focuses more on the pond and the woods through Barbara Olson's photographs and costs $14.95. Both offer 12 stunning views. Pick up yours today!

Have you gotten your copy of "The Guide to Walden Pond" by Robert Thorson yet? This brand-new book comes in paperback and hardcover editions. Either one will help guide you to 15 stops around the pond -- either in person, or remotely from your living room. Copies are available in our store and also in our online shop. Follow this link: http://www.shopatwaldenpond.org/SearchResults.asp?Search=thorson&Search.x=0&Search.y=0

Our Shop staff members are ready to serve you this year! L to R: Corinne, Jamie, Ryne, Jon, Chynna, and Rich. Stop by and say hello, whenever you're visiting the Concord and Walden area. We look forward to seeing you soon.

SALE: Thoreau Bicentennial t-shirts, WHILE THEY LAST! We have Small, Medium, and 2X-Large ones in brown; and X-Large ones in light green. Normally $24.95, now just $12.48. For in-store or phone-call purchases only, please. (978-287-5477) The discount is not available through our online shop. When they're gone, they're gone.

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3 Volumes: The Letters of Ralph Waldo Emerson, ed, by Eleanor M. Tilton: vols. 7-8-9 - BiddingForGood Fundraising Auction

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Views of our neighborhood this morning, well before the arrival of Storm #4. Most of the 22 inches from last week have melted or been worn down.

Yes, we had to wear our boots to get into work today. And still, Walden Pond had visitors, after getting almost two feet of snow dumped on it yesterday. We met people from Michigan, Texas, Ontario, and even France. It was a good day to be out and about.

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Thoreau Bust

The Henry D. Thoreau bust sculpture is available for purchase online and at the Thoreau Society Shop at Walden Pond!

shopatwaldenpond.org The Thoreau Society Shop at Walden Pond is the first place to shop for products related to Henry D. Thoreau and Walden Pond. We carry educational products, t-shirts, books, artwork, music, video, and more!

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Thoreau Bust

Make a purchase and support The Thoreau Society!

shopatwaldenpond.org The Thoreau Society Shop at Walden Pond is the first place to shop for products related to Henry D. Thoreau and Walden Pond. We carry educational products, t-shirts, books, artwork, music, video, and more!

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Thoreau Bust

Purchase your very own Thoreau bust from our online store.

shopatwaldenpond.org The Thoreau Society Shop at Walden Pond is the first place to shop for products related to Henry D. Thoreau and Walden Pond. We carry educational products, t-shirts, books, artwork, music, video, and more!

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Thoreau Bust

Save 15% on your purchase with promo code "WALDEN" and help support The Thoreau Society.

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WALDEN WOODS PROJECT FOUNDER, DON HENLEY, TO JOIN STATE OFFICIALS AT A PUBLIC CEREMONY UNVEILING NEW EXHIBITS AT WALDEN POND VISITOR CENTER

Join us on Thursday, September 14th at 11 a.m. at the Walden Pond State Reservation for a special, sneak peek of a new Ewers Brothers film executive produced by Ken Burns. The film chronicles the life and legacy of Henry David Thoreau.

The new, interactive “Where’s Your Walden” exhibit will also be unveiled and experienced by visitors for the first time. Thoreau believed that we should each have a special place of refuge, beauty, meaning, or inspiration. His was at Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts. In this exhibit, we invite the visitor to consider their own special place in the world –their Walden – and their connection to it.

The Visitor Center features a number of unique interpretive exhibits about Thoreau, his time at Walden, his influence around the world, and the geographic, historic and ecological features of the Walden Pond State Reservation, managed by DCR.

The event will be held rain or shine in a tent next to the Visitor Center. RSVPs are not required but encouraged. Seating is available on a first come/first serve basis. Parking is free at this event.

For information or to
RSVP, please email: wwproject@walden.org
or call 781-259-4700.

The Shop is looking fancy for Henry's 200th!

We are expanding our kid's section at the Shop! Several new titles and some old favorites are now here!
Come in or go online!

[05/15/17]   The Thoreau Society has an opening for a Shop Associate this summer at the Shop at Walden Pond. You should at minimum have an interest in the life, works, and legacy of Henry D. Thoreau; some level of customer service experience; and enjoy working with the public. Our staff members are dependable and hard working. We offer competitive pay. If interested, please email mike.frederick@thoreausociety.org or call 978-369-5321.

NEW AT THE SHOP!

THOREAU IN JAIL!
“If the injustice is part of the necessary friction of the machine of government, let it go...but if it is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then I say, break the law."

$24.95
THREE COLORS: Pastel blue, Pastel yellow, Pastel green

Sizes S to 2XL

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NEW AT THE SHOP AT WALDEN POND!

"On the drums....Henry D. Thoreau!"
Gray T-shirt with Thoreau behind the kit, "Different Drummer" in red.
$24.95
Sizes S to 2XL

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How to Live Like Thoreau

I'm enjoying both books right now and they are wonderful!
(And available at The Shop at Walden Pond)

wsj.com The best way to celebrate the great naturalist’s life is to follow his example: to handle the oars ourselves, pull on our hiking boots and learn about life. John Kaag reviews “The Boatman” by Robert M. Thorson and “Thoreau and the Language of Trees” by Richard Higgins.

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The Thoreau Society and The Thoreau Farm Trust - BiddingForGood Fundraising Auction

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Now available at the Shop!

Our new display at The Shop...! ;)

The Thoreau Society and The Thoreau Farm Trust - BiddingForGood Fundraising Auction

The Thoreau Society and Thoreau Farm - Birthplace of Henry David Thoreau are gearing up for their annual online auction 3/1/2017 thru 3/29/2017!

Consider donating an item or two today!

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[12/26/16]   THE SHOP AT WALDEN POND WILL BE OPEN TODAY! 10AM TO 4PM! COME SEE US!

A Thoreau Christmas

"When I was a little boy I was told to hang my clean stocking with those of my brother and sister in the chimney corner the
night before Christmas, and that 'Santa Claus,' a very good sort of sprite, who rode about in the air upon a broomstick (an odd kind of horse I think) would come down the chimney in the night, and fill our stockings if we had been good children, with dough-nuts, sugar plums and all sorts of nice things; but if we had been naughty we found in the stocking only a rotten potato, a letter and a rod. I got the rotten potato once, had the letter read to me, and was very glad that the rod put into the stocking was too short to be used.

"I determined one night to sit up until morning that I might get a sight at [Santa Claus] when he came down the chimney. …I got a little cricket and sat down by the fireplace looking sharp up into the chimney, and there I sat for about an hour later than my usual bed time, I suppose, when I fell asleep and was carried off to bed before I knew anything about it. So I have never seen him, and don't know what kind of a looking fellow he was."

-John Thoreau, Jr., From a letter to George Sewall; Dec. 31, 1839.
PHOTO: An 1840s rendition of Santa Claus.

[11/21/16]   The Thoreau Society and Thoreau Farm - Birthplace of Henry David Thoreau online auction ends THIS FRIDAY! Don't miss this opportunity to bid on unique Thoreauvania - a perfect gift for the holidays!

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Had the distinct pleasure of meeting the GREAT historian David McCullough at the Shop at Walden Pond last week!

His new book (to be released in 2 years) is on the Northwest Territory and we spent about 15 minutes discussing 18th Century Ohio history (I grew up in NE Ohio). He is a big fan of Henry Thoreau and I gave him one of our "Simplify. Simplify" bumper stickers. He was a very nice and gracious visitor!

[11/16/16]   New items added daily on the The Thoreau Society and Thoreau Farm - Birthplace of Henry David Thoreau Online Auction!

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The Thoreau Society and The Thoreau Farm Trust - BiddingForGood Fundraising Auction

The Thoreau Society and Thoreau Farm - Birthplace of Henry David Thoreau are hosting an auction which runs through November 25, 2016. Don't miss this opportunity to bid on an item of Thoreauvania or find that perfect gift for the holidays. Check it out. New items added daily.

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Panoramic shot of our NEW Shop at the NEW Walden Pond Visitors Center!

[10/14/16]   A big THANK YOU to all of our friends from Concord, Lincoln and Sudbury who have come in to see the new digs and who have told us how happy they are about our new home! Your visits mean the world to us!

The NEW Shop at Walden Pond! We are all moved into the new Visitor's Center at Walden Pond State Reservation!

More photos from Grand Opening of the Visitor's Center! We had a "pop up shop" open in our new space for a few hours while the trailer remained open for business. Mr. Thoreau himself made an appearance, and brought his umbrella just in case!

As he welcomed guests to the new Walden Pond Visitor Center, Don Henley recalled Thoreau's words, "The future is worth expecting."

Walden Pond’s NEW Visitor Center ( which will house the new space for The Shop At Walden Pond) will officially open at a public ceremony on Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 at 2 p.m. The public is invited!

Henry Thoreau's Concord: A Thoreau Society Walking Tour

The Thoreau Society is now offering walking tours of Henry Thoreau's Concord!

The Thoreau Society is now offering walking tours of Concord, Massachusetts which focus on the life and times of Henry David Thoreau!

Back in stock: One-of-a-kind stoneware Walden Pond mugs hand made by a local artist.

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915 Walden St
Concord, MA
01742

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
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