1849 - Henry David Thoreau takes his first walking tour of Cape Cod

Event Summary

Henry David Thoreau takes his first walking tour of Cape Cod

Date

1849

Description

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) takes his first walking tour of Cape Cod; his visit eventuated in the posthumous publication of Cape Cod in 1864. Trip intended to get him �a better view than I had yet had of the ocean.�

Timeline 1

Marine Environment & Environmentalism, 1836 - to present

Record ID

1016