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"Meet Me In St. Louis" Home

 
 
"Meet Me In St. Louis" Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., December 28, 2008
1. "Meet Me In St. Louis" Home Marker
Inscription.  This was the first residence of movie director Vincente Minnelli when his family moved to Delaware. At that time Vincente was eleven years old, and the home belonged to his grandparents, Vince and Nina Minnelli.

Vincente credited pleasant memories of this home with its rolling front yard and large front porch as his inspiration for the movie “Meet Me in St. Louis”.

Dedicated May 17, 2008
 
Erected 2008 by Buehlers Fresh Food and the Delaware County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment. A significant historical date for this entry is May 17, 1870.
 
Location. 40° 18.498′ N, 83° 4.236′ W. Marker is in Delaware, Ohio, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and Fountain Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Washington Street. Marker is near southwest corner of intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Delaware OH 43015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Delaware County Jail (approx. half a mile away); Delaware County War on Terrorism Memorial
"Meet Me In St. Louis" Home and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., December 28, 2008
2. "Meet Me In St. Louis" Home and Marker
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(approx. half a mile away); Opperation Desert Shield - Desert Storm (approx. half a mile away); Co-Founders of Delaware, Ohio (approx. half a mile away); Dedicated to the Korea and Vietnam Veterans (approx. half a mile away); Delaware County Civil War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); War Savings Stamps (approx. half a mile away); Courthouse Hill / The Plum Orchard (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Delaware.
 
"Meet Me In St. Louis" Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr.
3. "Meet Me In St. Louis" Home Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,156 times since then and 243 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 24, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on April 26, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 18, 2022