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Literary Landmark

540 St. Peter

 
 
Literary Landmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 26, 2011
1. Literary Landmark Marker
Inscription. Residence in the 1920s of Sherwood Anderson, author of “Winesburg, Ohio.” While living here, Anderson hosted literary salons that powered the careers of William Faulkner, Gertrude Stein, Carl Sandburg and John Dos Passos.

Dedicated January 9, 1998 by Friends of Libraries USA and Friends of the New Orleans Public Library.
 
Erected 1998 by Friends of Libraries USA/Friends of the New Orleans Public Library.
 
Location. 29° 57.434′ N, 90° 3.824′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Saint Peter Street and Chartres Street on Saint Peter Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 540 Saint Peter Street, New Orleans LA 70130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Upper Pontabla Building (a few steps from this marker); The Cabildo (within shouting distance of this marker); David Bannister Morgan (within shouting distance of this marker); Bosque House (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson Square - Vieux Carré (within shouting distance of this marker);
Literary Landmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 26, 2011
2. Literary Landmark Marker
Victor David House (within shouting distance of this marker); Cathedral of St. Louis, King of France (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Commagère – Mercier House (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Also see . . .  Sherwood Anderson - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 12, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 433 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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