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  1. Carter G. Woodson Home

    ... Life and History in 1915, which was headquartered in his home. A prolific historian, journalist, and author, Woodson was one of the ... which would later become Black History Month. His office-home was successfully designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1976. A ...

    Literary Places — 3/15/24

  2. James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home and Visitor Center

    ... Built in 1872, this Victorian style home is dedicated to the life and legacy of the “Hoosier Poet,” James Whitcomb Riley. Although Riley never owned the home, he moved in at the peak of his career in 1893 and resided there until his ...

    Literary Places — 12/14/23

  3. Willa Cather’s Childhood Home

    ... Phone:  (866) 731-7304 Willa Cather came to ... when she was nine years old. The Cather family lived in this home in Red Cloud from 1884 to 1904, a formative period in Cather’s ...

    Literary Places — 12/28/23

  4. The Theodore Roethke Home Museum

    ... Located in Saginaw, Michigan, the Theodore Roethke Home Museum is the childhood home of the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, Theodore Roethke (1908–1963). The ...

    Literary Places — 12/28/23

  5. Tennessee Williams’ Dumaine Street Home

    ... Historical Site This property is the only home Tennessee Williams owned in New Orleans, the city he considered his “spiritual home.” He lived off and on in the second floor apartment for twenty one ...

    Literary Places — 12/26/23

  6. Sinclair Lewis Boyhood Home

    ... Phone:  (320) 352-5201 Located in Sauk Centre, Minnesota, the Sinclair Lewis Boyhood Home is where the Nobel Prize-winning author spent his early years. The home, which also for a time served as the office of Dr. Lewis’ medical ...

    Literary Places — 12/26/23

  7. Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home

    ... in 1925 until 1938. Visitors to the house museum can see the home as it would have looked when the O’Connor family lived there. The Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home also offers a variety of free events throughout the year, including free ...

    Literary Places — 12/8/23

  8. Cedar Hill: Frederick Douglass’ Home

    ... and equality for all people. Cedar Hill was Douglass’ home from 1877 until his death in 1895, and is a National Historic Site. The ...

    Literary Places — 1/11/24

  9. The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum

    ... name:  Jacque Sands Built in 1851 and home to Ernest Hemingway for more than ten years (starting in 1931), this house ...

    Literary Places — 12/27/23

  10. Henry Miller’s Brooklyn Heights Home

    Type:  Historical Site Henry Miller, author of Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn , lived at 91 Remsen Street from 1924 to 1925 with his second wife, June. In Plexus , book two of the...

    Literary Places — 1/31/24