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State College in Centre County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Postwar Authors

 
 
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Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), May 31, 2019
1. Postwar Authors Marker
Inscription.  Joseph Heller & his famous novel, "Catch-22," germinated during his faculty tenure at Penn State in the early 1950s. Pulitzer prize-winning poet Theodore Roethke wrote his first book, "Open House," during his seven years of teaching at the university. And after teaching here in the 1950s, novelist John Barth used the University Park campus setting for "Giles Goat Boy."
 
Erected by Penn State Alumni Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEducation. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania State University series list.
 
Location. 40° 47.826′ N, 77° 51.878′ W. Marker is in State College, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker is on Pattee Mall west of Pollock Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: State College PA 16801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carnegie Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Science, Technology and Society (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Botany
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Public Speaking (within shouting distance of this marker); President Atherton (within shouting distance of this marker); American Literature (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oak Cottage (about 300 feet away); Student Broadcasting (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in State College.
 
Postwar Authors Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), May 31, 2019
2. Postwar Authors Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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