Robert Lee Frost

Robert Lee Frost (HM3SQ)

Location: San Francisco, CA 94105 San Francisco County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 47.63', W 122° 23.772'

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This great poet was born in San Francisco, March 26, 1874. First child of William Prescott Frost Jr. and Isabelle Moodie Frost. He lived in seven houses here all east of Van Ness Avenue and North of Market Street. Upon his father's death in 1885, his mother took him and his sister back to Massachusetts. Frost was four times awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry; received forty-three honorary degrees and the Congressional Medal from President Kennedy; was appointed Consultant in Poetry, Library of Congress. He best described himself as one-half farmer, one-half teacher and one-half poet.

"Such was life in the Golden Gate:
Gold dusted all we drank and ate.
And I was one of the children told,
?We all must eat our peck of gold' "

Plaque has been placed here by the California Friends of Robert Frost on the occasion of his hundredth birthday.
HM NumberHM3SQ
Year Placed1974
Placed ByCalifornia Friends of Robert Frost
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 3:48am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 553160 N 4183112
Decimal Degrees37.79383333, -122.39620000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 47.63', W 122° 23.772'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 47' 37.80" N, 122° 23' 46.32" W
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Area Code(s)415, 510, 650, 310
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 Gwynns Falls Trail, San Francisco CA 94105, US
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