Honoring Henry David Thoreau

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Honoring Henry David Thoreau

Surveyor’s Historical Society Event Honoring Land Surveyor Henry David Thoreau on Thursday, September 14th at 4:30PM

The Town of Concord Public Works Department and Cemetery Committee are pleased to welcome members of the Surveyors Historical Society to the historic Town of Concord and to Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. This is the 21st annual “Rendezvous” national conference and the first time it has ever been held in New England. Included in the three day event is a special ceremony honoring Land Surveyor Henry David Thoreau which will include dedicating a “Final Point” marker near his grave in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. The “Final Point” marker will be permanently installed and will include the geodetic coordinates of Thoreau’s final resting place etched on the surface.

The ceremony will take place at 4:30 PM on Thursday, September 14, 2017, near Thoreau’s grave in the Authors’ Ridge area of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. All are welcome.


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