Edwin Way Teale

Edwin Way Teale (HM17L2)

Location: Chesterton, IN 46304 Porter County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 38.956', W 87° 0.765'

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Born 1899 in Illinois, Teale became an influential naturalist, author, and photographer who won 1966 Pulitzer Prize for his book Wandering Through Winter. Teale wrote that boyhood summers and holidays spent near here at his grandparents' farm inspired his interest in nature. Teale moved to New York City: employed by Popular Science Monthly 1928-1941.

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Teale published his first critically acclaimed book, Grassroot Jungles, in 1937. In 1943, he published Dune Boy, recollections of time spent exploring the dunes and woodlands in this area. During his life, he wrote, edited, and contributed to over 30 books, which educated Americans about nature's importance and beauty. He died in Connecticut in 1980.
HM NumberHM17L2
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number64.2009.1
Year Placed2009
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau and Musette Lewry Trust
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 2:53am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 498938 N 4610835
Decimal Degrees41.64926667, -87.01275000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 38.956', W 87° 0.765'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 38' 57.36" N, 87° 0' 45.90" W
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Area Code(s)219
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 283 US-20, Chesterton IN 46304, US
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