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Civil Disobedience

January 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s civil rights legacy and Henry David Thoreau’s abolitionist legacy at the Walden Pond Visitor Center.

Join an interactive panel led by Concord historian Richard Smith and  The Robbins House President Nikki Turpin to discuss the influence of Thoreau’s essay Civil Disobedience on activists King and Gandhi and current acts of civil unrest. This event is co-sponsored by the Friends of
Walden Pond, the Thoreau Society, and The Robbins House. The program is free however, parking fees apply all year round.



January 15
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm