Boston in Suffolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Birthplace of Ralph Waldo Emerson
On this site, at No. 27 Summer Street, stood the parsonage in which Ralph Waldo Emerson was born on May 25, 1803
Placed here on this anniversary, May 25, 1951 that posterity shall know the birthplace of this great American
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical date for this entry is May 25, 1803.
Location. 42° 21.285′ N, 71° 3.585′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Summer Street and Hawley Street, on the right when traveling east on Summer Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boston MA 02111, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jordan Marsh (within shouting distance of this marker); Trinity Church in the City of Boston (within shouting distance of this marker); Trinity Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Gerrymander (within shouting distance of this marker); Beginning of Jordan Marsh (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Hull MintFranklin Place (about 400 feet away); Samuel Adams House Site (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
Also see . . . Ralph Waldo Emerson. (Submitted on June 27, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 84 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.