John O'Hara
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sclave
N 40° 40.950 W 076° 11.933
18T E 398688 N 4504203
Quick Description: In front of the house he grew up in on a city street! John O'hara was liked and disliked; kinda! Many thought that the people in his books were based on the people that lived on Mahantongo Street and The Pottsville club! The walking tour has the streets and place names on them just like in the books! To log it: A picture of your Gps'r if alone or You and H.M. if with someone.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 4/21/2006 11:05:29 AM
Waymark Code: WMAYJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
Views: 21

Long Description:
This was the home from 1916-1928,of one of America's best known novelist's and short story writers!
Born at Pottsville in 1905,he used this Anthracite region as a setting for several of his major works!
John O'Hara died at Princeton, N.J. in 1970
Marker Name: John O'hara

County: Schuylkill

Date Dedicated: 06/19/1982

Marker Type: City

Location: 606 Mahantongo St.

Category: Writers

Website: Not listed

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