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Willa Cather

 
 
Willa Cather Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 30, 2018
1. Willa Cather Marker
Inscription.  
The noted American author

Willa Cather

lived on the second floor of 5 Bank
Street on this site from 1913 until
the house was torn down in 1927.

During this period she produced many of her most
important literary works, including "Song of the
Lark" (1915); "My Antonia" (1918); "Youth and the Bright
Medusa" (1920); "One of Ours" (1922); "April Twilights
and Other Poems" (1923); "A Lost Lady" (1923); "The
Professors House" (1925); "My Mortal Enemy" (1926);
and "Death Comes for the Archbishop" 1927).

Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial, Red Cloud, Neb.
1975


 
Erected 1975 by Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicWomen.
 
Location. 40° 44.233′ N, 74° 0.123′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Bank Street and Waverly Place, on the left when traveling east on Bank Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10014, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
Willa Cather Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 30, 2018
2. Willa Cather Marker - wide view
The marker is visible (in the shadows) between the two sets of windows.
are within walking distance of this marker. New York City AIDS Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Former Site of Saint Vincent’s Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); “Mason’s Row” (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Beatrice Inn (about 600 feet away); Site of the First PFLAG meeting (about 600 feet away); Stuart Davis (about 700 feet away); McCarthy Square (about 700 feet away); Andrew Norwood House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Willa Cather (Wikipedia). Willa Sibert Cather (December 7, 1873 – April 24, 1947) was an American writer who achieved recognition for her novels of frontier life on the Great Plains, including O Pioneers! (1913), The Song of the Lark (1915), and My Ántonia (1918). In 1923 she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for One of Ours (1922), a novel set during World War I. (Submitted on November 6, 2018.) 
 
Willa Cather image. Click for full size.
Carl Van Vechten (photo courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery), 1936
3. Willa Cather
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 94 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 6, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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