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Literary SitesThe Indian Territory Community of Claremore, OK

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The town of Claremore is the site of Lynn Riggs' play "Green Grow the Lilacs".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/8/2015

last visited: never

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Literary SitesWaterloo Station - Three Men in a Boat - London, UK

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In Jerome K. Jerome's novel "Three Men in a Boat", the book's journey begins here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/6/2015

last visited: 4/7/2015

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Literary SitesThe Ritz London Hotel - London, England, UK

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In Agatha Christie's "They Came to Baghdad", a job interview takes place here at the Ritz.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/23/2015

last visited: 3/25/2015

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Literary SitesThe Louvre - Paris, France

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The narrator in Lorrie Moore's novel "Who Will Run the Frog Hospital?" visits the Louvre.

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location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 3/13/2015

last visited: 7/25/2013

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Literary SitesStatue of Liberty - New York City, NY

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In Mark Z. Danielewski's novel "House of Leaves" a scene from Chapter 15 takes place here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 3/9/2015

last visited: 3/10/2015

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Literary SitesGolden Gate Bridge - San Francisco, CA

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In Mark Z. Danielewski's novel "House of Leaves" a scene from Chapter 15 takes place here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 3/9/2015

last visited: 9/20/2013

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Literary SitesAmerican Museum of Natural History - New York City, NY

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In Mark Z. Danielewski's novel "House of Leaves" a scene from Chapter 15 takes place here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 3/6/2015

last visited: 12/13/2014

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Literary SitesSt. Patrick's Cathedral - New York City, NY

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In Mark Z. Danielewski's novel "House of Leaves" a scene from Chapter 15 takes place here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 3/6/2015

last visited: 8/18/2011

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Literary SitesImperial War Museum - London, England, UK

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Ian McEwan's novel "Atonement" has a scene near the end that occurs at the Imperial War Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/5/2015

last visited: 2/9/2015

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Literary SitesTrevi Fountain - Rome, Italy

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Three characters in John Dos Passos' novel "1919" visit the Trevi Fountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 1/13/2015

last visited: 4/6/2015

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Literary SitesNotre Dame - Paris, France

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A scene from John Dos Passos novel "1919" occurs at Notre Dame.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 1/12/2015

last visited: 4/5/2015

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Literary SitesColosseum - Rome, Italy

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Some of the characters in John Dos Passos novel "1919" visit the Colosseum during World War I.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 1/12/2015

last visited: 9/22/2006

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Literary SitesBoston Common - Boston, MA

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A scene in John Dos Passos' novel "1919" occurs at Boston Common.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/11/2015

last visited: 1/21/2015

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Literary SitesLafayette Square - Washington, D.C.

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One of the central characters of John Dos Passos' novel "1919" takes a rest in Lafayette Square.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 1/10/2015

last visited: 8/29/2014

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Literary SitesThe Louvre - Queen Margot - Paris, France

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Alexandre Dumas' historical novel Queen Margot begins here at the Louvre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 1/8/2015

last visited: 7/25/2013

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Literary SitesVatican Museum - Vatican City State

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A main character in George Eliot's novel, Middlemarch, has a revelation at the Vatican Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Vatican City State

date approved: 12/23/2014

last visited: 9/23/2006

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Literary SitesAlcatraz - San Francisco, CA

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Alcatraz.... served as a fort and a prison...and now as a tourist attraction. The island and prison are the setting for Gennifer Chodenko's novel for young adults "Al Capone Does My Shirts (Al Capone at Alcatraz #1)"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 12/17/2014

last visited: 3/12/2015

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Literary SitesThornton W. Burgess House - Hampden, MA

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The home of Thornton W. Burgess, author of children's stories, is located at 789 Main Street in Hampden, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/13/2014

last visited: never

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Literary SitesGullfoss - Iceland

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Iceland's most famous waterfalls rival the majesty of Niagara Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Iceland

date approved: 12/8/2014

last visited: 4/4/2015

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Literary SitesWaterloo Bridge - London, England, UK

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Waterloo Bridge plays a key role in one of the sketches in Charles Dickens' "Sketches by Boz".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/4/2014

last visited: 10/21/2011

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Literary SitesBuckingham Palace - London, UK

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A flashback scene in John Boyne's novel "The Absolutist" takes place in front of Buckingham Palace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/26/2014

last visited: 1/3/2008

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Literary SitesAutomat Svet - Liben, Praha, CZ

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Automat Svet is short story of Bohumil Hrabal, famous Czech writer and Palaverers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/3/2014

last visited: 2/15/2015

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Literary SitesNew York Public Library - New York City, NY

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The main character in the novel The Camel Bookmobile visits the main branch of the NYC public library as a teenager.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: 4/2/2013

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Literary SitesMother Colony House - Anaheim, CA

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This was once the home of famous author Henryk Sienkiewicz, who wrote Quo Vadis and wrote three novels while living here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/15/2014

last visited: 1/10/2015

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Literary SitesThe Standard in Cornhill - Gracechurch Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque, to the Standard in Cornhill, is located on the west side of Gracechurch Street at the junction with Cornhill. The "cross roads" were/are formed by the meeting of Cornhill, Gracechurch Street, Leadenhall Street and Bishopsgate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/20/2014

last visited: never

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