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Reading in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wallace Stevens

(1879-1955)

 
 
Wallace Stevens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 14, 2015
1. Wallace Stevens Marker
Inscription. A major 20th century American poet, Stevens was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his “Collected Poems” in 1955. Works such as "Bantams in Pinewoods," "Harmonium," and "The Auroras of Autumn" combined poetic language with serious philosophical ideas. His birthplace was here.
 
Erected 2007 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 20.443′ N, 75° 55.669′ W. Marker is in Reading, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is on North 5th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 323 North 5th Street, Reading PA 19601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Wallace Stevens (here, next to this marker); Skew Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Strong (approx. 0.3 miles away); Col. Conrad Weiser (approx. 0.4 miles away); Conrad Weiser Trading Post (approx. 0.4 miles away); Woman's Christian Temperance Union Drinking Fountain (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Federal Inn (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Federal Inn (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reading.
 
Also see . . .  Wallace Stevens - The Poetry Foundation.
Wallace Stevens House image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 14, 2015
2. Wallace Stevens House
(Submitted on June 19, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Wallace Stevens House image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 14, 2015
3. Wallace Stevens House
Wallace Stevens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dominic Deeble, January 23, 2015
4. Wallace Stevens Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 204 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 19, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   4. submitted on August 15, 2015, by Carolyn Martienssen of West Hazleton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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