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SLIDE SHOW: Thoreau's Cape Cod

SLIDE SHOW: Thoreau’s Cape Cod
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by in Sep 2009

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.

More photos by Dan Tobyne:

More about the book: Commonwealth Editions


Slide Show Instructions:

  • Hover over photo and click on arrow to advance the slideshow.
  • Click the “i” in the upper left corner of the photo for credit and location information.

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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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