Thoreau’s birthday

Today is Henry David Thoreau’s birthday, but you probably already knew that.

His given name was actually David Henry Thoreau, and you may not have already known that.

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3 Comments on “Thoreau’s birthday”


  1. Some very cool people over the years have had little cabins near water where they go to get away from it all…

  2. Libby Says:

    You know, I’ve tried reading him, but he speaks another language than I.


  3. I did not know that! I had a high school English teacher who made us read the whole damn thing. I loved it. I might have a harder time reading it now, but for a kid who loved the mountains and hated a lot about her hometown, it was the perfect book.


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