Lackawaxen in Pike County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
(1872 – 1939)
The prolific author of western novels lived on this property, 1905-1918. Among his books written here was the famed “Riders of the Purple Sage” (1912). He had a lifelong love for this area, and his remains now rest within view of the house.
Erected 1989 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
Location. 41° 29.147′ N, 74° 59.23′ W. Marker is in Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania, in Pike County. Marker is on Lackawaxen Scenic Drive, on the left when traveling west. The marker is located in front of the Zane Grey Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lackawaxen PA 18435, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Unknown Soldier (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Roebling’s Delaware Aqueduct (approx. ¼ mile away in New York); Breaking the Ice (approx. Conflicts with Timber Rafts (approx. ¼ mile away); Battle of Minisink (approx. ¼ mile away); Delaware & Hudson Canal (approx. ¼ mile away in New York); Canal Era Landscape (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lackawaxen.
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Also see . . .
1. Zane Grey, Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River. National Park Service website. (Submitted on October 25, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Zane Grey. Find A Grave website entry (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,304 times since then and 99 times this year. It was the Marker of the Week January 31, 2016. Photos: 1. submitted on October 25, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 2. submitted on May 16, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 25, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 6, 7. submitted on July 13, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 8. submitted on September 7, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.