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

Malcolm Cowley

 
 
Malcolm Cowley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1898.
 
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 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Brophy (approx.
Malcolm Cowley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, June 14, 2014
2. Malcolm Cowley Marker
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5 miles away); Penn-Eben Hotel (approx. 8.8 miles away); Veterans Park of Cambria County (approx. 8.9 miles away); Kimball Park (approx. 8.9 miles away); Ebensburg Historic District (approx. 8.9 miles away); Cambria County (approx. 9 miles away); The Noon-Collins House and the YMCA Building of Ebensburg (approx. 9 miles away); This Tablet Marks the Site (approx. 9.6 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 493 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 14, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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May. 20, 2022