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