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WEST SWANZEY, NEW HAMPSHIRE

Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Covered Bridges of Cheshire County

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6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

The Thoreau You Don’t Know and America’s “Wisest” Philosopher, Emerson
For a short period of time, Concord, MA, was the center of American intellectual life led by the lives and writings of Thoreau and Emerson. Examine how their two poles of thinking impacted their character and our lives today. Explore their personal lives, philosophies, and enjoy a fieldtrip to Walden Pond and Concord Museum.

Covered Bridges of Cheshire County
Discover the charm, beauty and history of many picturesque covered bridges (kissing bridges) of Cheshire County, and others in the Northeast, and around the world. Uncover the strength, design, construction techniques and learn the bridge language.



Coordinated by Pilgrim Pines Conference Center.


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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
3 Field trips
1 Performances

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