Elizabeth Peabody's Boston Bookstore

FRI, OCT 6, 2017 (00:00)

Historian Lynn Hyde discusses the role of Elizabeth Peabody's bookstore on West Street and its importance to the Boston literary world. Along with Henry David Thoreau, the store played an important part in the lives of Margaret Fuller, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Ralph Waldo Emerson.

This is the second lecture in the "Boston is Thoreau Country" series.

(Image: Elizabeth Peabody School/City of Boston Archives/ CC BY 2.0)

Partner
Old South Meeting House
Series
Boston Is Thoreau Country