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Pine Grove in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Conrad Richter

 
 
Conrad Richter Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 3, 2013
1. Conrad Richter Marker
Inscription.  The novelist, born in Pine Grove, wrote about American frontier life. His books include "The Town" and "The Waters of Kronos." A recipient of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award, Richter lived and worked in this house, 1950-1968.
 
Erected 1994 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. 40° 32.739′ N, 76° 23.049′ W. Marker is in Pine Grove, Pennsylvania, in Schuylkill County. Marker is on Maple Street west of Mifflin Street, on the right when traveling west. The marker is located in the front yard of 11 Maple Street. Maple Street is one way direction westbound. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11 Maple Street, Pine Grove PA 17963, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boyer Home (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); M60A3 MBT (about 700 feet away); Jacob Gunkel's Tavern
Wide view of the Conrad Richter Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 3, 2013
2. Wide view of the Conrad Richter Marker
(approx. ¼ mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of the 1st Reformed-Lutheran Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Tulpehocken Path (approx. 1.1 miles away); Pilger Ruh (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named Pilger Ruh (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pine Grove.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 525 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 4, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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