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Literary SitesOur Saviour Church Spire – Copenhagen, Denmark

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The church of Our Saviour has a spire with an external spiral staircase that is used in a scene from Jules Verne’s book ‘A Journey To The Center Of The Earth’.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Denmark

date approved: 7/2/2013

last visited: 6/8/2005

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Literary SitesMercy Hospital (Dare to Remember) - Oklahoma City, OK

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A cop and his former girlfriend are on the run from killers in this romance novel set in the Oklahoma City/Davis area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/30/2013

last visited: 10/1/2019

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Literary SitesMexican Sunsets by Bronwen Wallace - Kingston, Ontario

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St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church is a site recognized by Project Bookmark Canada. It is described in Mexican Sunsets by Bronwen Wallace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/23/2013

last visited: 4/30/2015

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Literary SitesDr. Seuss Memorial - Springfield, MA

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See Dr. Seuss and some of his best-known characters in bronze.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/21/2013

last visited: 7/30/2010

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Literary SitesEdith Jones Wharton's Childhood Home - New York, NY

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A red plaque identifies the childhood home and her accomplishments of author Edith Jones Wharton. The building is now a mostly a commercial building on 14 W. 23rd Street in Manhattan.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 6/20/2013

last visited: 7/22/2013

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Literary SitesSihl Limmat Confluence - Finnegans Wake - Zürich, Switzerland

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A plaque with two quotes from Finnegans Wake that reference this location that is said to have been one of Joyce's favorite locations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Zürich, Switzerland

date approved: 5/15/2013

last visited: 11/8/2013

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Literary SitesBeverly Cleary Garden

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When visiting Grant Park be sure to view the sculptures of Ramona, Henry and Ribsy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dkestrel

location: Oregon

date approved: 5/11/2013

last visited: 9/18/2016

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Literary SitesSouthwark Bridge - London, UK

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Southwark Bridge spans the River Thames in central London. It traverses the Thames in a NNE/SSW direction and is used by vehicles and pedestrians. Southwark Bridge is mentioned twice by Charles Dickens in his book "Our Mutual Friend".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/25/2013

last visited: 8/3/2018

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Literary SitesAmity Harbor Library - Greenwood, British Columbia

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The Greenwood Public Library was used as the Amity Harbor Library mentioned in the book by David Guterson: "Snow Falling on Cedars". It is located at 346 South Copper Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/20/2013

last visited: 12/31/2013

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Literary SitesEastgate House - High Street, Rochester, Kent, UK

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Probably Rochester's most famous son is Charles Dickens and, wandering through the streets, one cannot help but see plaques to Dickens's life. Eastgate House was the inspiration for buildings in two of Dickens's novels.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/22/2013

last visited: 9/13/2014

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Literary SitesSt Andrew Holborn - St Andrew Street, London, UK

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St Andrew Holborn has been a site of worship for at least 1000 years so was most certainly around when Charles Dickens wrote 'Oliver Twist'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/25/2013

last visited: 7/23/2016

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Literary SitesWaterloo Station - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - London, UK

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Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson came through here at least once in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/17/2013

last visited: 2/8/2019

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Literary SitesThe Louvre - The Age of Innocence - Paris, France

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The final chapter of Edith Wharton's novel The Age of Innocence has a scene at the Louvre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 1/20/2013

last visited: 6/7/2022

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Literary SitesCasa-Museu Camilo Castelo Branco - V. N. Famalicão, Portugal

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[PT]A Casa onde viveu Camilo Castelo Branco e onde ele se suicidou com um tiro na cabeça é um museu com o seu nome. [ENG] The house where Camilo Castelo Branco lived and where he killed himself with a gunshot to the head is now a Museum with is name.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Braga, Portugal

date approved: 1/10/2013

last visited: never

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Literary SitesGovernor Palace - São Tomé, Sao Tome and Principe

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The main location of the novel Equador: The Palace of the Governor

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Sao Tome and Principe

date approved: 11/14/2012

last visited: never

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Literary SitesGreen Gables - Cavendish, Prince Edward Island

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This house, Green Gables is now part of a National Park and was the inspiration of Lucy Maud Montgomery's "Anne of Green Gables". The farm house is located in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildwoodke

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 10/27/2012

last visited: 8/11/2005

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Literary SitesSouth Intermediate High School (Betrayed) - Broken Arrow, OK

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SIHS is a Broken Arrow school mentioned in both of the first two books in the House of Night series

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/18/2012

last visited: never

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Literary SitesHardcragg Hall - "The Tale of Pigling Bland" - Grange-over-sands, Cumbria

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Beatrix Potter visited Hardcragg Hall many times and used her sketches to illustrate and set the story for her book, "The Tale of Pigling Bland". Coordinates are for the front lawn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/20/2012

last visited: never

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Literary SitesAuerbachs Keller — Leipzig, Germany

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Auerbachs Keller (Auerbach's Cellar in English) is the best known and second oldest restaurant in Leipzig. It was described in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's play Faust I, as the first place Mephistopheles takes Faust on their travels

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 7/5/2012

last visited: 4/17/2004

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Literary SitesNa Hrázi vecnosti - Bohumil Hrabal, Praha - Liben, Czech republic

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Místo, kde stával dum, ve kterém bydlel spisovatl Bohumil Hrabal, místo deje mnoha jeho literárních del / A place where stood the house in which lived the writer Bohumil Hrabal, captured in his many short stories and novels.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Noe1

location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia

date approved: 6/29/2012

last visited: 7/8/2020

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Literary SitesLake Arcadia - Still the One - Edmond, OK

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Romance novel set mostly in Oklahoma

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/8/2012

last visited: 11/21/2019

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Literary SitesWestern/150th Street - Still the One - Edmond, OK

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Romance novel set mostly in the state of Oklahoma

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/8/2012

last visited: 11/10/2018

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Literary SitesPhilbrook Museum - Marked - Tulsa, Oklahoma

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The Philbrook Museum of Art is a specific location in the book Marked, the first in the House of Night series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/20/2012

last visited: 5/10/2015

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Literary SitesVillage in the Sun - Dane Chandos, Ajijic, Jalisco MX

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Ajijc is the setting for Chandos's entire book chronicling his first year arriving in the sleepy little Mexican village in the early 1940's.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member bluesneaky

location: Jalisco, Mexico

date approved: 4/17/2012

last visited: 1/29/2019

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Literary SitesThe Old Curiosity Shop - Portsmouth Street, London, UK

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The book 'The Old Curiosity Shop", by Charles Dickens, was based upon this actual shop that the owner now cashes in on.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/15/2012

last visited: never

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