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Lewis, Sinclair, Boyhood Home

Sauk Centre, Minnesota
County of Stearns.
110 North Cedar Street
National Register Number: 68000027
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: House Museum.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 23, 1968):
From 1885 to 1902, this was the home of Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951) the first American author to be awarded the Nobel Prize for literature (1930). His novel MAIN STREET (1920) was partly based on his impressions of Sauk Centre.

There are no threats to the landmark.

Landscaping has been undertaken at the property.

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