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Stephen C. Foster Memorial

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
1. Stephen C. Foster Memorial Marker
Inscription.  Tribute to Pittsburgh's beloved writer of songs and ballads, including “Oh Suzanna,” “Old Folks at Home,” and “My Old Kentucky Home.” Born in 1826 and died in 1864.
 
Erected 1958 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1826.
 
Location. 40° 26.613′ N, 79° 57.162′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Forbes Avenue and Schenley Drive Extension, on the left when traveling east. Located near the Stephen Foster Memorial on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh at the Cathedral of Learning. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4301 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Diplodocus carnegii (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Victor Herbert (about 400 feet away);
Stephen C. Foster Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
2. Stephen C. Foster Memorial Marker
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Andrew Carnegie (about 500 feet away); University of Pittsburgh (about 600 feet away); Fourth Ward Memorial (about 600 feet away); V.F.W. (about 600 feet away); Barney Dreyfuss (about 800 feet away); Forbes Field (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Also see . . .
1. Stephen Foster Memorial Museum. The Center for American Music at the University of Pittsburgh (Submitted on March 15, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.) 

2. Stephen Foster's Lucky Toes. (Submitted on March 16, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Stephen C. Foster Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
3. Stephen C. Foster Memorial
Stephen C. Foster Statue image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
4. Stephen C. Foster Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 671 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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