Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Charles Waddell Chesnutt
Erected 2003 by the Ohio Bicentennial Commission, Cinergy Foundation, and the Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 59-18.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 41° 30.52′ N, 81° 37.079′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44106, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. University Circle (approx. 0.3 miles away); Michelson-Morley Experiment (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of the Home of the Poet Harold Hart Crane (approx. ¾ mile away); The Cozad-Bates House / Anti-Slavery and Abolition (approx. 0.8 miles away); Frances Payne Bolton (approx. 0.8 miles away); The History of Hough (1799-1979) (approx. 0.8 miles away); James Mercer Langston Hughes (approx. 0.9 miles away); In Memory of the Teachers and Children Who Lost Their Lives in the Collinwood School Fire (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
Also see . . .
1. Charles W. Chesnutt and his works. (Submitted on April 4, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
2. The Goophered Grapevine. From the Unviersity of North Carolina website: "In August of 1887 "The Goophered Grapevine," a short story by Charles Waddell Chesnutt appeared in the Atlantic Monthly. It was the first story by an African American ever printed in that respected magazine..." (Submitted on August 31, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina.)
Categories. • African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Civil Rights • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 4, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,127 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 4, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.