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Near Belsano in Cambria County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Malcolm Cowley

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, June 14, 2014
1. Malcolm Cowley Marker
Inscription.  Born here in 1898, Cowley became an influential literary critic, editor, poet, and historian after World War I. He chronicles the "Lost Generation" in Exile's Return, his most famous work. Blue Juniata, a book of verse, celebrates this region. He was Chancellor of the American Academy of Arts & Letters, 1966-1976. He died in Sherman, Conn. in 1989.
 
Erected 1994 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCommunicationsEducationWar, World I. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 31.543′ N, 78° 53.181′ W. Marker is near Belsano, Pennsylvania, in Cambria County. Marker is on Benjamin Franklin Highway (U.S. 422) 0.9 miles west of Duman (Pennsylvania Route 271), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Belsano PA 15922, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Brophy (approx.
Malcolm Cowley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 14, 2014
2. Malcolm Cowley Marker
5 miles away); Penn-Eben Hotel (approx. 8.8 miles away); Cambria County (approx. 9 miles away); Staple Bend Tunnel (approx. 9.6 miles away); Dr. Lawrence F. Flick (approx. 9.9 miles away); Dedicated to the 77 Men (approx. 10 miles away); The Path of the Flood (approx. 10.7 miles away); Allegheny Portage Railroad (approx. 10.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Macolm Cowley at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on June 14, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Poetry Foundation article on Malcolm Cowley. (Submitted on June 14, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. Malcolm Cowley Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on June 24, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 417 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 14, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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