Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Ruth Plumly Thompson
Erected 2018 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Women. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1891.
Location. 39° 57.234′ N, 75° 12.906′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on South Farragut Street north of Spruce Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located on the sidewalk, directly in front of the subject house. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 254 South Farragut Street, Philadelphia PA 19139, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Bandstand (approx. 0.3 miles away); Paul Robeson (approx. 0.4 miles Satterlee U.S.A. General Hospital (approx. 0.4 miles away); 4728 Baltimore Avenue (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gettysburg Stone (approx. 0.4 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Herman Herzog (approx. half a mile away); Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Also see . . . Ruth Plumly Thompson. Following the death of L. Frank Baum, Ruth Plumly Thompson was asked by the publishers of the Oz books to continue the series with new stories. She accepted the honor of becoming the 2nd Royal Historian of Oz by producing one Oz book each year through the 1920s and 1930s (Submitted on June 29, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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