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Winter Illumination 2018: Preserving American Treasures

Nov 21, 2018 07:00AM

In wilderness is the preservation of the world. 

Henry David Thoreau


These words, popularized in Thoreau’s essay, “Walking,” published in the June 1862 issue of The Atlantic,  served as a catalyst that inspired others to save the Maine woods, Cape Cod, Yosemite and other treasured American landscapes.


Visit 
SusquehannaLife.com/WebExtras to read the New York Times article, “Thoreau’s Wilderness Legacy, Beyond the Shores of Walden Pond,” by Douglas Brinkley (July 7, 2017) that chronicles Thoreau’s lasting impact.

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