1848Henry David Thoreau gave a lecture at the Gloucester Lyceum.People and Communities, Arts and Culture, Cultural Institutions, Notable People

Benjamin Dexter Maxham, Henry David Thoreau, 1856, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of an anonymous donor, https://npg.si.edu/object/npg_NPG.72.119?destination=node/63231%3Fedan_q%3Dhenry%2520david%2520thoreau
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Henry David Thoreau was a philosopher, poet, and naturalist whose major work, Walden, was a meditation on simple living in a natural environment.

His lecture, given on December 20, 1848, was entitled “Economy.”

Furtak, Rick Anthony. “Henry David Thoreau.” The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, edited by Edward N. Zalta, Fall 2019, Metaphysics Research Lab, Stanford University, 2019, https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/fall2019/entrieshoreau/. [Excerpts from the record of the] Gloucester Lyceum [1830-1853] / [compiled by Elaine Smogard]
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