Red Cloud in Webster County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Cather Childhood Home
"They turned into another street and saw before them lighted windows; a low story-and-a-half house, with wing built on at the right and a kitchen addition at the back, everything a little on the slant--roofs, windows, and doors." Restored and donated by the Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial and Educational Foundation."
Erected by the Nebraska State Historical Society. (Marker Number 264.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the Nebraska State Historical Society series list.
Location. 40° 5.254′ N, 98° 31.249′ W. Marker is in Red Cloud, Nebraska, in Webster County. Marker is at the intersection of North Cedar Street and West 3rd Avenue, on the right when traveling south on North Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Red Cloud NE 68970, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1871 Red Cloud 1971 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Red Cloud Volunteer Fire Department Bell (about 400 feet away); Cottonwood Tree - 1871 (about 400 feet away); Grace Episcopal Church (approx. ¼ mile away); 1871 Webster County 1971 (approx. ¼ mile away); Burlington Depot (approx. 0.7 miles away); Willa Cather Memorial Prairie (approx. 5.8 miles away).
Also see . . . Cather's Childhood Home. Upon entering this living memorial, fans of Cather walk into her world, and begin to understand the makings of her artistry. (Submitted on October 14, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 369 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 14, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.