LITERATURE -- Henryk Sienkiewcz 1905 - Anaheim, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 33° 50.175 W 117° 55.688
11S E 414122 N 3744387
Quick Description: This is one of many plaques and historical makers at Founder's Park.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 10/15/2014 6:36:41 PM
Waymark Code: WMMNRT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
The plaque says, "The first home built in Anaheim (1857). It was here that Henrk Sienkiewicz resided with Madame Helena Modjeska in 1876. He is one of the most popular Polish writes and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1905 for his outstanding merits as an epic writer. He is best known as the author of Quo Vadis. While in Anaheim, he wrote Lity z podrozy (Letters from a journey) and was inspired to write two short stories about Orange County: "A Comedy of Errors" and Orso: An American Hercules (set in Anaheim). This site is dedicated a Letters Landmark by Friends of Libraries USA.
Field of Accomplishment: Literature

Year of Award: 1905

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