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Full Name: John Burroughs
Biography:
(1837-1921) Naturalist, essayist, and writer. Born in Roxbury, NY. Wrote: "Walt Whitman: Poet and Person" (1867), the first work to give adequate recognition to Whiteman's genius. Also wrote "Wake Robin" (1871). Burroughs lived and worked for the last 25 years of his life in the Slabsides cabin near West Park in Ulster County, and the Slabsides Nature Preserve, which is still in existence, has been named a Natural Historic Site. His funeral was held at West Park. A rock on a hill in Roxbury marks his grave, which is a State Historic Site. Works: "Deep Woods/A River View and Other Hudson Valley Essays," etc.
Author's Timeline:
1837 Delaware County
Born in Roxbury, NY 
1921 (Unknown) County
Burroughs died on a train traveling from California to New York in 1921. 
1867 (Unknown) County
"Walt Whitman: Poet and Person"
The first work to give adequate recognition to Whiteman's genius. 
1871 (Unknown) County
"Wake Robin"
 
? Orange County
Unknown
 
? Ulster County
Lived and worked near West Park, NY 
? (Unknown) County
Deep Woods/A River View and Other Hudson Valley Essays,"
 
? Delaware County
Burroughs is buried near his home, Woodchuck Lodge, near Roxbury, New York. 

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