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Mankato in Blue Earth County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Sinclair Lewis House

 
 
Sinclair Lewis House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, June 20, 2013
1. Sinclair Lewis House Marker
Inscription.  This brick home sheltered the renowned novelist Sinclair Lewis in 1919. A native of Minnesota, Lewis worked on the famed book, "Main Street," while residing here. Lewis was the first American to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1930.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical year for this entry is 1919.
 
Location. 44° 9.83′ N, 94° 0.127′ W. Marker is in Mankato, Minnesota, in Blue Earth County. Marker is on South Broad Street south of East Hickory Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 315 South Broad Street, Mankato MN 56001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Native Americans (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Early European Explorers (about 700 feet away); Early Settlers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Navigating the River (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hubbard House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Lorin & Lulu Cray Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Korean War (approx. ¼ mile away); Dakota (Sioux) Memorial – 1862 (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mankato.
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Also see . . .
1. Sinclair Lewis. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on July 7, 2013.) 

2. Main Street (novel). Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on July 7, 2013.) 
 
Sinclair Lewis House and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, June 20, 2013
2. Sinclair Lewis House and Marker
Sinclair Lewis House and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, June 20, 2013
3. Sinclair Lewis House and Marker
Sinclair Lewis House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, June 20, 2013
4. Sinclair Lewis House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,391 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 6, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

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