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Literary SitesThe British Museum - London, England, UK

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A scene near the end of E.M. Forster's novel "Maurice" takes place at the British Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/29/2016

last visited: 1/30/2016

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Literary SitesCurtea Veche - Bucharest, Romania

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Also known as the Old Court.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Romania

date approved: 1/19/2016

last visited: 10/1/2015

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Literary SitesLibrary of Congress - Washington, DC

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Margaret Truman's mystery novel "Murder at the Library of Congress" takes place here obviously.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 1/18/2016

last visited: 8/30/2014

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Literary SitesFirst National Bank of Oxford - Oxford, MS

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NRHP listing, plus site for The Unvanquished & Flags in the Dust

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Mississippi

date approved: 12/9/2015

last visited: never

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Literary SitesLayfayette County Courthouse - Oxford, MS

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The courthouse square has been the center of Oxford social life since the city was founded in 1837. The present building dates from 1873 and was designated a National Historic Monument in 1977.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Mississippi

date approved: 12/9/2015

last visited: never

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Literary SitesConfederate Monument - Oxford, MS

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"They approached the square, where the Confederate soldier gazed with empty eyes beneath his marble hand in wind and weather." William Faulkner; The Sound and the Fury

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Mississippi

date approved: 12/9/2015

last visited: never

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Literary SitesRowan Oak - Oxford. MS

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William Faulkner's Home

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Mississippi

date approved: 12/8/2015

last visited: never

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Literary SitesSt. Mary's Basilica - Krakow, Poland

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Eric P. Kelyl's novel "The Trumpeter of Krakow" takes place at St. Mary's Basilica.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Małopolskie, Poland

date approved: 11/22/2015

last visited: 9/19/2015

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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: never

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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: 11/10/2015

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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: 10/27/2015

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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: 7/3/2012

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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: never

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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: 8/3/2015

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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: never

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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: 9/28/2015

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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: 4/27/2013

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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: 7/27/2010

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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: 6/15/2015

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