Burroughs Memorial Field - Woodchuck Lodge

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Woodchuck Lodge is the former home of naturalist John Burroughs; his gravesite is near a rock where he played as a child, and, as an adult, sat and thought about nature. It is said that those who sit in the center of the rock will feel a cold spot, believed to be the spirit of John Burroughs.

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Geographic Information

Burroughs Memorial Road
Roxbury, NY
United States

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42.2961803, -74.583597
Delaware County, New York
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