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SLIDE SHOW: Thoreau's Cape Cod

by in Sep 2009
SLIDE SHOW: Thoreau’s Cape Cod
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Henry David Thoreau took four walking tours of Cape Cod from 1849 to 1857. Present-day photographer Dan Tobyne asks, “What would Thoreau see today if he walked the same route?”

These photographs, from the book, Thoreau’s Cape Cod (Commonwealth Editions), are the answer.

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Updated Thursday, September 24th, 2009

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2 Responses to SLIDE SHOW: Thoreau’s Cape Cod

  1. Amy Buechel September 29, 2009 at 11:06 pm #

    Thank you for sharing these beautiful pictures. It makes me want to go back to the Cape all the more!! Spent a week there last year with my family….best vacation I have ever had!

  2. Martha DeMarco October 8, 2009 at 10:13 pm #


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