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Weston the Walkist: Appendix 1 – “A Pedestrian’s Adventure”

Weston's account of his adventures while walking between Boston and Washington

The Pedestrian (aka “The Pedestrian’s Adventures”) Edward Payson Weston’s account of his famous 1861 walk from Boston to Washington DC was published in 1862 in a pamphlet which he sold to help pay back debts he incurred and establish his reputation as “The Pedestrian”. The following is a chronological summary of his log for the walk […]