Boston in Suffolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Robert Lee Frost
Robert Lee Frost
America’s “Poet Laureate” and four-time Pulitzer Prize winner lived at 88 Mt. Vernon Street from 1938-1941 while teaching poetry at Harvard University.
“The figure a poem makes.
It begins in delight and ends in wisdom.”
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
Location. 42° 21.477′ N, 71° 4.116′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Mt. Vernon Street and Willow Street, on the left when traveling west on Mt. Vernon Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 88 Mt Vernon Street, Boston MA 02108, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Anne Whitney (a few steps from this marker); Louisburg Square (a few steps from this marker); Margaret Deland (within shouting distance of this marker); 87 Mt. Vernon Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 66 Mt. Vernon Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Ellery Channing Residence40-42 Mt. Vernon Street (about 600 feet away); On This Site Stood the Home of John Singleton Copley (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
Also see . . . Robert Frost. The marker's quote of "The figure a poem makes" comes from Frost's 1939 essay of the same name. (Submitted on June 27, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 27, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.