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  1. Mark Twain House

    ... National Historic Landmark in Hartford, Connecticut, was the home of Samuel Clemens (a.k.a. Mark Twain) and his family from 1874 to 1891. It ...

    Literary Places — 12/18/23

  2. Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park

    ... moved there in 1928. Visitors can tour her cracker–style home and farm, where she lived for twenty-five years and wrote her Pulitzer ...

    Literary Places — 12/18/23

  3. Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House

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

    Literary Places — 12/18/23

  4. 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

  5. Herman Melville’s Arrowhead

    ... Built in 1783, the Arrowhead was the home of Herman Melville for thirteen years. The works Melville wrote at ...

    Literary Places — 12/14/23

  6. John G. Neihardt Historic Site

    ... Historic Site was established on the site of his former home in Bancroft, Nebraska.  The memorial room repeats the symbolism of ...

    Literary Places — 12/14/23

  7. J. Frank Dobie House

    ... Center for Writers is housed in the historic J. Frank Dobie home adjacent to campus. A writer and chronicler of the folklore of Texas and ...

    Literary Places — 12/14/23

  8. H. P. Lovecraft’s Brooklyn Heights Home

    Type:  Historical Site Novelist H. P. Lovecraft moved to the first-floor apartment at 169 Clinton Street in 1925 after separating from his wife Sonia Greene. He described the place as “something...

    Literary Places — 12/11/23

  9. 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

  10. Dashiell Hammett’s Home

    ... Historical Site 891 Post Street was home to Dashiell Hammett, author of The Maltese Falcon, in the 1920s. An ...

    Literary Places — 12/8/23