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St. Paul, Minnesota: Birthplace of F. Scott Fitzgerald

Famous author of the Jazz Age, drank himself to death at 44, is buried outside Washington, DC. His first name was Francis.

481 Laurel Ave., St. Paul, MN
A mile west of downtown. On the north side of Laurel Ave. between Arundel and N. Mackubin Sts (closer to Mackubin). You'll see two multi-storied, columned buildings. The plaque is on the left building, bolted to the column to the left of the front door.
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Friends of Libraries plaque.

Birthplace of F. Scott Fitzgerald

There are two F. Scott Fitzgerald plaques posted by the Friends of the Library.

[Jen Marceaux, 11/24/2015]

F. Scott Fitzgerald Birthplace.

Birthplace of F. Scott Fitzgerald

A plaque at 481 Laurel Avenue notes that author F. Scott Fitzgerald was born on the second story and lived in the house until the age of two. The house is privately owned, but if the owner is outside watering his plants he might invite you in. Just half a mile away at 599 Summit Avenue is where Fitzgerald wrote his first novel, "This Side of Paradise."

[Jared Steed, 12/08/2014]

Nov. 2015: Photo added.

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Western Sculpture ParkWestern Sculpture Park, St. Paul, MN - < 1 mi.
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Giant Braille BookGiant Braille Book, St. Paul, MN - 1 mi.
In the region:
The Mall of America, Bloomington, MN - 9 mi.

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