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Chesterwood is the country home and studio of the sculptor Daniel Chester French, whose seated statue of Emerson graces the main room at the Concord Free Public Library.

The Concord Museum
The Museum houses a collection of Americana from three centuries of life in Concord, including a replica of Emerson's study which is furnished with the contents of his study as it was in 1872. (The library/study in the Emerson House also is replete with mostly original furnishings and family books).

The Concord Free Public Library
The Library holds an extensive collection of Emerson material in its Special Collections.

The Concord Town Website
Official web site for the Town of Concord.

The Friends of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
A volunteer organization to support the historic Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.

The Houghton Library, Harvard University
The repository of the major collection of Emerson's manuscripts and papers.

The Old Manse
Emerson lived several times at the Old Manse and, after buying his own house, frequented the Manse to visit family.

Orchard House
The historic home of the extraordinary Alcott family, where Louisa May Alcott wrote Little Women.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society, Inc. is dedicated to fostering scholarship on and appreciation of the life and writings of one of America’s greatest authors.

The Robbins House
Historic early 19th century house formerly inhabited by the first generation of descendants of formerly enslaved African American Revolutionary War veteran Caesar Robbins, and by fugitive slave Jack Garrison.
Promotes a greater understanding of and appreciation for the life and work of Ralph Waldo Emerson.  Provides on-line access to his works.

Thoreau Farm
Henry David Thoreau's birth house.

Thoreau Society
The life and works of Henry David Thoreau are remembered by the Thoreau Society.

Walden Woods Project
The Walden Woods Project preserves the land, literature and legacy of Henry David Thoreau to foster an ethic of environmental stewardship and social responsibility.