When did Thoreau live in his hut at Walden Pond? July 23, 2020 by Pamela Landy Thoreau lived in his hut at Walden Pond for two years from 1845 to 1847. His account of the experience, Walden, or Life in the Woods, appeared in 1854. Related Answers What are the complete names of Rocky, Bullwinkle, Boris, and Natasha? Why was Henry David Thoreau sentenced to jail? Where are Emerson, Thoreau, and Hawthorne buried? When did Genghis Khan live and how far did his reign extend? Where did the Hatfields and McCoys live? Where did Bullwinkle J. Moose live?