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The Anne Spencer House

1313 Pierce Street

 
 
The Anne Spencer House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 26, 2014
1. The Anne Spencer House Marker
Inscription. This was the home of Edward Alexander and Anne Bannister Spencer from 1903 until her death on July 25, 1975. Born on February 6, 1882, in Henry County, Va. Anne Spencer was to receive national and international recognition as a poet. Published extensively between 1920 and 1935, she belonged to the Harlem Renaissance school of writers.
 
Erected 1978 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number Q6 20.)
 
Location. 37° 24.236′ N, 79° 9.109′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker is on Pierce Street south of 13th Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1313 Pierce St, Lynchburg VA 24501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chauncey E. Spencer, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Amelia Perry Pride’s Dorchester Home (within shouting distance of this marker); C.W. Seay (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Robert Walter Johnson (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Dr. Johnson's Tennis Court (about 400 feet away); Camp Davis
The Anne Spencer House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 26, 2014
2. The Anne Spencer House Marker
(about 400 feet away); Professor Frank Trigg (about 500 feet away); Dr. Robert Walter Johnson House and Tennis Court (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Lynchburg.
 
Also see . . .  The Anne Spencer House & Garden Museum. (Submitted on May 26, 2014.)
 
Categories. African AmericansArts, Letters, Music
 
The Anne Spencer House image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 15, 2015
3. The Anne Spencer House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 589 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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