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Doylestown in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Oscar Hammerstein II

(1895-1960)

 
 
Oscar Hammerstein II Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 8, 2018
1. Oscar Hammerstein II Marker
Inscription. Lyricist and librettist whose collaboration with composer Richard Rodgers transformed the Broadway musical. Their works include South Pacific (1949), The King & I (1951), and The Sound of Music (1959). The bucolic landscape of Hammerstein's nearby farm inspired him to write "Oh, What a Beautiful Morning" for the musical Oklahoma! in 1943.
 
Erected 1994 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 18.764′ N, 75° 6.845′ W. Marker is in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is at the intersection of E State St. (Bus. 202) and E Road on E State St. (Bus. 202). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Doylestown PA 18901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General George Washington (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); W. Atlee Burpee (approx. 0.6 miles away); Casimir A. Sienkiewicz (approx. 0.7 miles away); Bucks County Jail (approx. 0.7 miles away); Corporate Business Partner Entrance Courtyard and W.B.U.X. Sculpture Garden (approx. 0.7 miles away); Last Hanging (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Site (approx. mile away); The Museum (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Doylestown.
 
Also see . . .
Oscar Hammerstein II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
2. Oscar Hammerstein II Marker

1. Oscar Hammerstein II - Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 28, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Highland Farm History. (Submitted on April 9, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Oscar Hammerstein II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
3. Oscar Hammerstein II Marker
Oscar Hammerstein II-Farm-sign at the entrance to the property image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
4. Oscar Hammerstein II-Farm-sign at the entrance to the property
Oscar Hammerstein II Farm building image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
5. Oscar Hammerstein II Farm building
Oscar Hammerstein II Farm building image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
6. Oscar Hammerstein II Farm building
Oscar Hammerstein II Farm Carriage House image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
7. Oscar Hammerstein II Farm Carriage House
Oscar Hammerstein II-Carriage House marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
8. Oscar Hammerstein II-Carriage House marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 186 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 9, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on July 27, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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