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Sauk Centre in Stearns County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Sinclair Lewis Boyhood Home

 
 
Sinclair Lewis Boyhood Home marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By McGhiever, September 15, 2013
1. Sinclair Lewis Boyhood Home marker
Inscription.  
Sinclair Lewis
Boyhood Home


has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark


under the provisions of the
Historical Sites Act of August 21st 1935.
This site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating and illustrating
the history of United States.

U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
1968

 
Erected 1986 by National Park Service - United States Department of the Interior.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
 
Location. 45° 44.235′ N, 94° 57.44′ W. Marker is in Sauk Centre, Minnesota, in Stearns County. Marker is on Sinclair Lewis Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 812 Sinclair Lewis Avenue, Sauk Centre MN 56378, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boyhood Home of Sinclair Lewis
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(here, next to this marker); Sinclair Lewis (a few steps from this marker); Main Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan (approx. 0.4 miles away); Osakis Armed Forces Memorial (approx. 12˝ miles away); Stage Station (approx. 13.1 miles away).
 
Sinclair Lewis Boyhood Home Marker image. Click for full size.
C. Lavoie, Historic American Buildings Survey, 1989
2. Sinclair Lewis Boyhood Home Marker
Sinclair Lewis Boyhood Home in 2010 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, June 2, 2010
3. Sinclair Lewis Boyhood Home in 2010
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,730 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on July 29, 2018, by McGhiever of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photos:   1. submitted on July 29, 2018, by McGhiever of Minneapolis, Minnesota.   2. submitted on April 15, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   3. submitted on January 13, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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