Stephen C. Foster Memorial
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N 40° 26.614 W 079° 57.152
17T E 588831 N 4477517
Quick Description: Marker at Forbes Ave. just E of Bigelow Blvd., Oakland, Pittsburgh
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 2/1/2006 6:11:26 PM
Waymark Code: WM6ZB
The marker reads: "Tribute to Pittsburgh's beloved writer of songs and ballads, including "Oh Suzanna," "Old Folks at Home," and "My Old Kentucky Home." Born in 1826 and died in 1864."
The memorial building itself was built between 1935 and 1937 and was designed by Charles Z. Klauder.
Marker Name: Stephen C. Foster Memorial
Date Dedicated: 12/01/1958
Marker Type: City
Location: Forbes Ave. just E of Bigelow Blvd., Oakland, Pittsburgh
Category: Music & Theater
Website: [Web Link]
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