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Literary SitesThomas Wolfe House - Asheville, North Carolina

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This is a Registered National Historic Landmark that was home and literary subject of famed author, poet, novelist, and playwright Thomas Wolfe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/21/2015

last visited: 11/21/2015

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Literary SitesHomeville of David Harum - Homer, NY

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The small village of Homer, NY embraces its role as Homeville in the book "David Harum". There is a sign in the Village Green and a title on a building across from the green. "David Harum" "sold an impressive 400,000 copies during" 1899.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 11/13/2015

last visited: never

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Literary SitesPlum Creek - Walnut Grove, MN

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Of "On The Banks Of Plum Creek" and "Little House on the Prairie" fame

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: Minnesota

date approved: 11/11/2015

last visited: 5/16/2021

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Literary SitesThe Guarani Legend of Iguazu Falls, Argentina

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The legend behind Iguazu Falls makes this location a literary site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Argentina

date approved: 11/6/2015

last visited: 5/16/2016

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Literary SitesSan Diego–Coronado Bridge - Coronado, CA

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Craig Wessel wrote a short story in 2012 involving the San Diego–Coronado Bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 11/4/2015

last visited: 11/7/2017

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Literary SitesDuomo - Milan, Italy

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Construction of this Roman Catholic Cathedral began in 1366...and wasn't fully completed until 1965!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Lombardia, Italy

date approved: 10/16/2015

last visited: 4/7/2022

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Literary SitesMark Twain Study - Elmira, NY

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The Mark Twain Study is located on the campus of Elmira College at 1 Park Place in Elmira, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 9/25/2015

last visited: 11/19/2015

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Literary SitesWaterloo Bridge - London. England, UK

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Waterloo Bridge is the site of a scene at the end of Tim Parks' novel "Loving Roger".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/25/2015

last visited: 4/5/2019

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Literary SitesSa-sa-na Loft Monument - Owego, NY

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Susquehanna Scandal imagines a love affair between a young Indian and her prominent local host, a judge. This is to explain the grand monument and grave in the Evergreen Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 9/10/2015

last visited: never

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Literary SitesThe White House - Washington, D.C.

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A scene in Margaret Truman's mystery novel "Murder on Embassy Row" occurs at the White House.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 9/3/2015

last visited: 3/23/2022

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Literary SitesOld Man of the Mountain/Profile Lake - The Great Stone Face - Franconia, NH

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From this point, you would have been able to see the famous profile of a man that was the central idea in Nathaniel Hawthorne's story, 'The Great Stone Face.'

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 9/1/2015

last visited: never

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Literary SitesMapparium - "Sexy" - Boston, MA

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Two scenes from Jhumpa Lahiri's short story, "Sexy", take place here at the Mapparium.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/13/2015

last visited: 6/30/2010

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Literary SitesL'Amiral, Concarneau, France

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In Jean-Luc Bannalec´s novel "Bretonische Verhältnisse", the bar/restaurant L'Amiral is the favourite place for Commissaire Dupin to have dinner.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 8/9/2015

last visited: 7/29/2018

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Literary SitesBuckingham Palace - "The Uncommon Reader" - London, UK

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Almost all of the action in Alan Bennett's novel "The Uncommon Reader" takes place at Buckingham Palace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/25/2015

last visited: 11/16/2021

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Literary SitesPetco Park - San Diego,CA

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Home of the San Diego Padres.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 7/6/2015

last visited: 11/7/2017

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Literary SitesAir & Space Museum - San Diego, CA

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Matt de la Pena's novel "Mexican White Boy" has a scene take place here at the Air & Space Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 7/5/2015

last visited: 6/6/2017

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Literary SitesFord's Theatre - Washington, D.C.

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President Truman's daughter authored a murder mystery with Ford's Theatre as the setting.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 7/5/2015

last visited: 3/23/2022

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Literary SitesSan Diego County Fair - Del Mar, CA

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Matt de la Pena's novel "Mexican White Boy" Has a few scenarios at the San Diego County Fair.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 7/1/2015

last visited: 6/18/2015

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Literary SitesRoyal Palace - Oslo, Norway

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"Hunger" is a semi-autobiographical account of the author's impoverished life in Oslo- then known as Kristiania.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Oslo, Norway

date approved: 6/25/2015

last visited: 9/15/2021

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Literary SitesWashington Square Park Fountain - New York City, NY

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In Edward Limonov's fictional memoir "It's Me Eddie" there is a scene that occurs at the Washington Square Park Fountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 6/22/2015

last visited: 6/9/2022

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Literary SitesNew York Public Library - New York City, NY, USA

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The main character buys marijuana at the Library in Edward Limonov's fictional memoir- "It's Me, Eddie".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 6/20/2015

last visited: 6/27/2016

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Literary SitesThe Louvre - Chicot the Jester - Paris, France

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Much of the action in Alexandre Dumas' historical novel Chicot the Jester occurs here at the Louvre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 6/20/2015

last visited: 6/7/2022

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Literary SitesBlautopf - Die Schöne Lau - Blaubeuren, Germany, BW

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The 'Blautopf', a huge natural well in Blaubeuren, Germany, Baden-Württemberg is used as the homested of the mermaid 'Schöne Lau' in the famous German fairy tail written 1853 by the German poet Eduard Mörike.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 6/9/2015

last visited: 8/1/2019

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Literary SitesHorton Plaza - San Diego, CA

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Horton Plaza Mall is located in downtown San Diego.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 5/23/2015

last visited: 11/6/2017

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Literary SitesHampton Court Maze - Hampton Court, London, UK

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Hampton Court Maze is located close to the north west corner of Hampton Court Palace's grounds. The maze is mentioned in Jerome K Jerome's book "Three Men in a Boat".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: 9/18/2016

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