Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum Baltimore, Maryland and Edgar Allan Poe Cottage Fordham neighborhood Bronx New York

The Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum, located at 203 North Amity St. in Baltimore, Maryland, is the former home of American writer Edgar Allan Poe in the 1830s. The small unassuming structure, which was opened as a writer’s house museum in 1949, is a typical row home. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1972.[2] Due to a loss of funding by the Read More

John Steinbeck House, Salinas, California

John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. (/ˈstaɪnbɛk/; February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968) was an American author. He won the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature “for his realistic and imaginative writings, combining as they do sympathetic humour and keen social perception.”[2] He has been called “a giant of American letters,”[3] and many of his works are considered classics of Western literature.[4] During Read More

Dr. Seuss Childhood Home, Springfield, Massachusetts

Theodor Seuss “Ted” Geisel (/suːs ˈɡaɪzəl, zɔɪs -/ (listen);[2][3][4] March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991)[5] was an American children’s author, political cartoonist, illustrator, poet, animator, screenwriter, and filmmaker. He is known for his work writing and illustrating more than 60 books under the pen name Dr. Seuss (/suːs, zuːs/,[4][6]). His work includes many of the most popular children’s books of all time, selling over 600 million copies Read More

Mark Twain Boyhood Home, Hannibal, Missouri

Mark Twain Boyhood Home, Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. Among his novels are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called “The Read More

John F. Kennedy’s Birthplace, Brookline, Massachusetts

John F. Kennedy’s birthplace, a National Historic Site at 83 Beals St. in Brookline, Mass. In 1914, soon after they were married, Joseph and Rose Kennedy moved into the nine-room Colonial house. Those who visit the house can still see the bassinet where John slept as a baby, along with the piano he played as Read More

Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum, Key West, Florida

Ernest Hemingway’s house– Key West, FL known as the Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum, was the residence of author Ernest Hemingway in Key West, Florida, United States. This was Hemingway’s home from 1931 to 1939, he retained title to the home until he died. Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was Read More

Ben Carson Childhood Home, Detroit, Michigan

Ben Carson Childhood Home, Detroit, Michigan, (Benjamin Solomon Carson Sr. Born September 18, 1951) is an American neurosurgeon, author, and politician who is the 17th and current United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, under the Trump Administration. Prior to his cabinet position, he was a candidate for President of the United States in Read More