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This database of writerly destinations—places writers can visit for inspiration, to promote their writing, for research, and to discover community—includes historical sites, reading venues, literary collections, writing centers, and writers spaces. Save your selections to My P&W and populate a personal Google Map that can be used to plan reading tours and visits to literary meccas, or just to keep track of your favorite literary locales.

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Maryland Historical Society Museum and Library Baltimore Maryland

The Maryland Historical Society, founded in 1844, is the oldest cultural institution in Maryland. The society "collects, preserves, and interprets...

The Baltimore Poe House and Museum Baltimore Maryland

Edgar Allen Poe lived at 203 N. Amity street with his aunt, grandmother, and two cousins from 1833 to 1835. It was here that he wrote his first...

Fort McHenry National Monument Baltimore Maryland

While taking cover in Fort McHenry during the Battle of Baltimore in 1814, Francis Scott Key composed what is arguably the nation's most famous...

Atomic Books Baltimore Maryland

Atomic Books, a small independent bookstore in the Hampden neighborhood of Baltimore, was reopened by Benn Ray and Rachel Whang in 2001....

Grub Street Boston Massachusetts

Founded in 1997, Grub Street is one of the largest independent centers for creative writing in the United States; its mission is "to be an...

Houghton Library Cambridge Massachusetts

The primary repository for rare books and manuscripts at Harvard University, the Houghton Library houses collections that focus on the study of...

John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections Chestnut Hill Massachusetts

Boston College's Burns Library is home to more than 250,000 volumes, some 16,000,000 manuscripts and important collections of architectural...

Amherst College's Archives and Special Collections Amherst Massachusetts

The Archives and Special Collections at Amherst College holds more than 80,000 books and 11,000 linear feet of archival materi­als. Notable...

Longfellow House Cambridge Massachusetts

Built in 1759 by a wealthy royalist, this house was occupied by Henry W. Longfellow from 1837 to 1882. Previously, the house also served as...

Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House Concord Massachusetts

Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House (circa 1690) is most noted for being home to the Alcott family. The house is also where Louisa May Alcott wrote...

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