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Stephen C. Foster

 
 
Stephen C. Foster Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
1. Stephen C. Foster Marker
Inscription.
On the site of this school
between the years 1846 - 1850 lived
Stephen C. Foster
Master of the Art of Song
Composer of
My Old Kentucky Home
Swanee River
Old Black Joe
and many others

In Native ballad form and
melodic strain distinctively
American he sang of simple joys
and pathos to all the world

 
Location. 39° 6.043′ N, 84° 30.319′ W. Marker is in Cincinnati, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Marker is on East 4th Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Located at the northwest entrance of the Guilford Building, between Arch Street and Broadway Street. Marker is in this post office area: Cincinnati OH 45202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Washington Powder Magazine (within shouting distance of this marker); Lytle Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Famous Lytle Neighbors (about 300 feet away); A Beginning . . .
Stephen C. Foster Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 16, 2011
2. Stephen C. Foster Marker
(about 300 feet away); Lytle At Christmas (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Washington (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Cincinnati.
 
Also see . . .  Stephen Collins Foster, Wikipedia entry. ... known as the "father of American music", was the pre-eminent songwriter in the United States of the 19th century. ...A plaque marks the site of Foster's residence in Cincinnati, where the Guilford School building is now located.... (Submitted on June 22, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Stephen C. Foster Marker at entrance of the Guilford Building in front of red auto image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 16, 2011
3. Stephen C. Foster Marker at entrance of the Guilford Building in front of red auto
The Guilford Building image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
4. The Guilford Building
Stephen C. Foster image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
5. Stephen C. Foster
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 369 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   5. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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