(1860 - 1938)Author of "The Virginian" (1902), which became the prototype for the Western novel. This work defined the cowboy as folk hero & coined the phrase, "When you call me that, smile!" Born here, Wister was a lifelong resident of the Philadelphia area.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 6:13pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 485774 N 4431213|
|Decimal Degrees||40.03101667, -75.16673333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 1.861', W 75° 10.004'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 1' 51.66" N, 75° 10' 0.24" W|
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|Area Code(s)||215, 610, 267|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5201 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia PA 19144, US|
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