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Hilda Doolittle

(H.D.)

 
 
Hilda Doolittle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
1. Hilda Doolittle Marker
Inscription. The renowned poet was born here on September 10, 1886; died in Zurich, September 27, 1961. H. D. sought the Hellenic spirit and a classic beauty of expression. She is buried in nearby Nisky Hill Cemetery. "O, give me burning blue."
 
Erected 1982 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 37.12′ N, 75° 22.712′ W. Marker is in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is at the intersection of East Church Street and North New Street, on the left when traveling east on East Church Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 East Church Street, Bethlehem PA 18018, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sisters' House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bell House (about 600 feet away); Gemeinhaus (about 700 feet away); Gemein Haus (about 700 feet away); The Old Chapel (about 700 feet away); Moravian Cemetery (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Old Chapel (about 800 feet away); Central Moravian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bethlehem.
 
Also see . . .  H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) Home Page. (Submitted on April 17, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Wide view of the Hilda Doolittle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
2. Wide view of the Hilda Doolittle Marker

 
Categories. 20th CenturyArts, Letters, MusicNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 743 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A photo of the gravesite in the nearby Nisky Hill cemetery • Can you help?
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