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Sinclair Lewis Boyhood Home

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This is the restored boyhood home of Noble Prize winner Sinclair Lewis. Sinclair used his life experiences in Sauk to write the book 'Main Street', a candid look at small-town attitudes during the 1900's. The house is furnished with early 20th century peices and guided tours are offered. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Location: Sinclair Lewis Ave, Sauk Centre Minnesota 56378 Telephone 320-352-7539

Other History nearby:
(Cold Spring) Assumption Chapel
(Little Falls) Camp Ripley Museum
(Little Falls) Charles A Weyerhauser Memorial Museum
(Little Falls) Minnesota Military Museum
(Annandale) Minnesota Pioneer Park
(Sauk Centre) Sinclair Lewis Boyhood Home

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