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Boyhood Home of Bret Harte

 
 
Bret Harte Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 24, 2009
1. Bret Harte Marker
Inscription.  
A boyhood home of Bret Harte
The writer of “The Luck of Roaring Camp”
 
Location. 40° 43.96′ N, 74° 0.398′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Hudson Street and Grove Street, on the left when traveling north on Hudson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 487 Hudson St, New York NY 10014, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marquis de Lafayette (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Luke's Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); 4-10 Grove Street (within shouting distance of this marker); The Archive (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bedford Street (about 500 feet away); Barrow Street (about 500 feet away); No. 48 Commerce Street (about 600 feet away); 38 Commerce Street (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. The building is listed in the "AIA (American Institute of Architects) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition".
 
Also see . . .  Bret Harte at Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 23, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
 
Categories. AgricultureArts, Letters, Music
 
Bret Harte Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 24, 2009
2. Bret Harte Marker
The plaque is to the right of the doorway.
487-491 Hudson Street image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 23, 2019
3. 487-491 Hudson Street
Bret Harte image. Click for full size.
By The American Literary Blog
4. Bret Harte
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2020. This page originally submitted on December 23, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on December 26, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 23, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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