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Reading in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wallace Stevens

1879-1955

 
 
Wallace Stevens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 14, 2015
1. Wallace Stevens Marker
Inscription. Birthplace of the internationally acclaimed poet. He attended Reading's High School for Boys, Harvard College and New York University Law School and combined successful careers as an insurance company executive and award winning poet. In 1955 the collected poems of Wallace Stevens won both the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and the National Book Award.
 
Location. 40° 20.443′ N, 75° 55.669′ W. Marker is in Reading, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is on North 5th Street. Click for map. This marker is affixed to the exterior wall of the house. Marker is at or near this postal address: 323 North 5th Street, Reading PA 19601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Wallace Stevens (here, next to this marker); Skew Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Strong (approx. 0.3 miles away); Col. Conrad Weiser (approx. 0.4 miles away); Conrad Weiser Trading Post (approx. 0.4 miles away); Woman's Christian Temperance Union Drinking Fountain (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Federal Inn (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Federal Inn (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Reading.
 
Also see . . .  Wallace Stevens - The Poetry Foundation
Wallace Stevens House image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 14, 2015
2. Wallace Stevens House
. (Submitted on June 19, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Wallace Stevens House image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 14, 2015
3. Wallace Stevens House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 216 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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