Winter Illumination 2018: Preserving American Treasures
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.