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September 19

George Ripley

1836 – The first meeting of the Transcendental Club took place in the home of George Ripley in Concord, with Ralph Waldo Emerson, Ferderick Henry Hedge, and Bronson Alcott attending. Read more about George Ripley, or read about transcendentalism in the Harvard Square Library exhibit, “The Living Legacy of Ralph Waldo Emerson.”

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