The Poet's House

The Poet's House (HM243L)

Location: Washington, DC 20017
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N 38° 55.842', W 76° 59.383'

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1222 Kearney Street N.E.

—Sterling Allen Brown —

The Poet's House
1222 Kearney Street N.E.
Sterling Allen Brown

"The strong men keep a-comin' on
The strong men git stronger..."

In 1979, the D.C. City Council
declared Brown's birthday, May 1,
Sterling Allen Brown Day,
and in 1984, he was named the
city's first poet laureate.
HM NumberHM243L
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, December 26th, 2017 at 7:03am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 327531 N 4310968
Decimal Degrees38.93070000, -76.98971667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 55.842', W 76° 59.383'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 55' 50.52" N, 76° 59' 22.98" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)202
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1222-1238 Kearny St NE, Washington DC 20017, US
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