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Birthplace of Howard Lindsay

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, February 8, 2020
1. Birthplace of Howard Lindsay Marker
Inscription.  
Born March 29, 1889, Broadway playwright, actor, director ard producer. In collaboration with Russell Crouse, authored “Life With Father", “Life With Mother”, “Anything Goes”, “The Great Sebastians”, "Call Me Madam", and "The Sound of Music.” Won Pulitzer Prize In 1946 for "State of the Union". Died 1968.
 
Erected by Riverspark.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment. A significant historical date for this entry is March 29, 1889.
 
Location. 42° 47.376′ N, 73° 40.531′ W. Marker is in Waterford, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (U.S. 4) and First Street, on the right when traveling west on Broad Street. The marker is on the village green on US 4, however, the house is on First Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waterford NY 12188, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Troy - Waterford Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Village of Waterford (within shouting distance of this marker); Waterford (within shouting distance
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By Steve Stoessel
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of this marker); Waterford Village Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Waterford N.Y. (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Smith House (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Waterford War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waterford.
 
Also see . . .  Howard Lindsay. (Submitted on February 10, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
Birthplace of Howard Lindsay Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
3. Birthplace of Howard Lindsay Marker
<i>Howard Lindsay as Father in "Life With Father"</i> image. Click for more information.
Florence Vandamm (Photo courtesy of the State Historical Society of North Dakota), circa 1940
4. Howard Lindsay as Father in "Life With Father"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 10, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 10, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   4. submitted on March 6, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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