Sauk City in Sauk County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
August W. Derleth
August Derleth was also a noted editor, publisher and lecturer. In 1939 he founded Arkham House Publishers and saw it achieve an international reputation under his directorship. He was the recipient of many honors and awards including a Guggenhelm Fellowship and the Governor's Award for service to the creative arts.
Erected 1976 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 226.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Communications Education. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society series list.
Location. 43° 16.706′ N, 89° 43.16′ W. Marker is in Sauk City, Wisconsin, in Sauk County. Marker is at the intersection of Water Street and Hemlock Street, on the left when traveling south on Water Street. Marker is located outside the August Derleth Society building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Water St, Sauk City WI 53583, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sauk City (approx. 0.3 miles away); Free Congregation of Sauk County (approx. 0.3 miles away); Culver's (approx. ¾ mile away); Wollersheim Winery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mazomanie Sand Barrens (approx. 2.3 miles away); Wisconsin Heights Battlefield (approx. 2.3 miles away); Battle of Wisconsin Heights (approx. 2.3 miles away); In Memory of Rev. Adalbert Inama, O. Praem. (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sauk City.
Also see . . . Fantastic Fiction. (Submitted on October 14, 2007, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.)
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