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Sag Harbor in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Steinbeck

 
 
John Steinbeck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 23, 2019
1. John Steinbeck Marker
Inscription.  

The Old Whalers Festival, Inc.
of Sag Harbor dedicate this
plaque to the memory of
John Steinbeck
noted author, Nobel and
Pulitzer Prize winner, who
gave so willingly of his time
and great talent as honorary
chairman of the Old Whalers
Festival Sag Harbor 1963-1968

 
Location. 41° 0.167′ N, 72° 17.758′ W. Marker is in Sag Harbor, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Wharf Street and Ferry Road, on the right when traveling south on Wharf Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8 Wharf Street, Sag Harbor NY 11963, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Windmill Replica (here, next to this marker); Wharf Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Long Wharf (within shouting distance of this marker); First Custom House (within shouting distance of this marker); Duke Fordham's Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Lance Corporal Jordan C. Haerter Memorial
John Steinbeck Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 23, 2019
2. John Steinbeck Marker - wide view
The marker is the rightmost of the plaques visible on the windmill replica.
(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); East Water Street (about 500 feet away); Suzan Johnson Cook (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sag Harbor.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Steinbeck’s New York: A Home in Sag Harbor (Literary Traveler). (Submitted on May 15, 2019.)
2. John Steinbeck(Wikipedia). John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. (February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968) was an American author. He won the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature "for his realistic and imaginative writings, combining as they do sympathetic humour and keen social perception." He has been called "a giant of American letters," and many of his works are considered classics of Western literature.' (Submitted on May 15, 2019.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
More. Search the internet for John Steinbeck.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 15, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 115 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 15, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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