Carl Sandburg Hall

Carl Sandburg Hall (HMLS3)

Location: Milwaukee, WI 53211 Milwaukee County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 4.752', W 87° 52.941'

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Carl Sandburg (1878-1967), poet, balladeer, biographer of Lincoln, soldier in the Spanish-American War, came from Illinois to Wisconsin in December 1907 as a state organizer for the Social-Democratic party in eastern Wisconsin. After marrying Lillian Steichen of Menomonee Falls in 1908, he travelled the state with the Debs "Red Special" presidential campaign train, worked for the Wisconsin Anti-Tuberculosis Association, Kroeger's department store, and several Milwaukee newspapers before serving as secretary to Socialist Mayor Emil Seidel for nearly a year. He then joined the Social-Democratic Herald and Victor Berger's Milwaukee Leader, while residing at 3324 North Cambridge Street. He left Milwaukee permanently in September 1912 for Chicago, where he actively involved himself in its poetic renaissance.
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HM NumberHMLS3
Series This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Wisconsin Historical Society series
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Marker Number206
Year Placed1975
Placed ByUniversity of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Bicentennial Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 10:07pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 428173 N 4769987
Decimal Degrees43.07920000, -87.88235000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 4.752', W 87° 52.941'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 4' 45.12" N, 87° 52' 56.46" W
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Area Code(s)414
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3400 N Maryland Ave, Milwaukee WI 53211, US
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