Ernest Hemingway Birthplace Oak Park, Illinois

In 1889, Ernest Hemingway was born on the second floor of this Queen Anne home of his wealthy grandfather. The future author also spent the first six years of his life here with his extended family. Restored and furnished with original Hemingway belongings in 1992, the house is open to the public as part of the nearby Ernest Hemingway Museum.

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Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
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21 Jul 1889
Birth of Ernest Hemingway
1890
Construction of Ernest Hemingway Birthplace