Boyhood Home of Sinclair Lewis

Boyhood Home of Sinclair Lewis (HM29UV)

Location: Sauk Centre, MN 56378 Stearns County
Country: United States of America

N 45° 44.235', W 94° 57.44'

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Harry Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951) spent his formative years in this home. Lewis was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature "for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to create, with wit and humour, new types of characters." His works are known for their insightful and critical views of American society and capitalist values, as well as for their strong characterizations of modern working women.
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HM NumberHM29UV
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Year Placed2013
Placed ByMinnesota Association of Library Friends; Sinclair Lewis Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 347724 N 5066717
Decimal Degrees45.73725000, -94.95733333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 44.235', W 94° 57.44'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 44' 14.1" N, 94° 57' 26.4" W
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Area Code(s)320
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 810 Sinclair Lewis Ave, Sauk Centre MN 56378, US
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