National Geographic : 1959 May
and Nathaniel Hawthorne penned classics in his toric Old Manse, across the river. Philosopher Henry David Thoreau often paced the Concord's banks in meditation. Louisa May Alcott as a girl lived in the near-by village. Today speedboats trace patterns below the Buttricks' ivy-clad home. Windrows of fresh-cut hay etch a swirling mosaic beside the formal gardens. CHROMEBY M. WOODBRIDGEWILLIAMS. NATIONALGEOGRAPHICSTAFF © N. G. S.