Owen Wister

Owen Wister (HMVIM)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19144 Philadelphia County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 1.861', W 75° 10.004'

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(1860 - 1938)

Author of "The Virginian" (1902), which became the prototype for the Western novel. This work defined the cowboy as folk hero & coined the phrase, "When you call me that, smile!" Born here, Wister was a lifelong resident of the Philadelphia area.
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Year Placed2001
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 6:13pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 485774 N 4431213
Decimal Degrees40.03101667, -75.16673333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 1.861', W 75° 10.004'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 1' 51.66" N, 75° 10' 0.24" W
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Area Code(s)215, 610, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5201 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia PA 19144, US
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