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The Thornton W. Burgess Society is a non-profit educational organization founded in 1976 to carry on the pioneering conservation work of author/naturalist Thornton W. Burgess (1874 – 1965). Mr. Burgess, who was born and grew up in Sandwich, MA., went on to achieve national and international recognition for his children’s stories that teach lessons of conservation and love of wildlife.
Over 170 books and 15,000 stories by Burgess chronicle the tales of Peter Rabbit and his animal friends,
Sep 4, 2015 - May 31, 2016