Concord, Part IV

These New England Transcendentalists were not ostentatious in life or death. ┬áHere we are visting the “Authors Ridge” in Concord’s Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.

Patty pays her respects at Ralph Waldo Emerson's grave, the easiest to find. . . .
Patty pays her respects at Ralph Waldo Emerson’s grave, the easiest to find. . . .
Here lies Nathaniel Hawthorne. . .
Here lies Nathaniel Hawthorne. . .
. . . and Louisa May Alcott.
. . . and Louisa May Alcott.
We looked a long time to find Henry David Thoreau's gravesite; it's simply marked "Henry".
We looked a long time to find Henry David Thoreau’s gravesite; it’s simply marked “Henry”.
Thoreau's headstone is just a few inches high.  Admirers leave small tokens of love.
Thoreau’s headstone is just a few inches high. Admirers leave small tokens of love.
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