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Diamond Hill in Lynchburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Anne Spencer House

1313 Pierce Street

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, May 26, 2014
1. The Anne Spencer House Marker
Inscription.  This was the home of Edward Alexander and Anne Bannister Spencer from 1903 until her death on July 25, 1975. Born on February 6, 1882, in Henry County, Va. Anne Spencer was to receive national and international recognition as a poet. Published extensively between 1920 and 1935, she belonged to the Harlem Renaissance school of writers.
 
Erected 1978 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number Q6-20.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansArts, Letters, Music.
 
Location. 37° 24.236′ N, 79° 9.109′ W. Marker is in Diamond Hill in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker is on Pierce Street south of 13th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1313 Pierce St, Lynchburg VA 24501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chauncey E. Spencer, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Amelia Perry Pride’s Dorchester Home (within shouting distance of this marker); C.W. Seay (within shouting distance of this marker); Pauline Weeden Maloney
The Anne Spencer House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 26, 2014
2. The Anne Spencer House Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Robert Walter Johnson (about 400 feet away); Site of Dr. Johnson's Tennis Court (about 400 feet away); Camp Davis (about 400 feet away); Professor Frank Trigg (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Diamond Hill.
 
Also see . . .  The Anne Spencer House & Garden Museum. (Submitted on May 26, 2014.)
 
The Anne Spencer House image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 15, 2015
3. The Anne Spencer House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 775 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 26, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   3. submitted on October 24, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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