Willa Cather House

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Willa Cather House
Willa Cather house from NE 3.JPG
Willa Cather house seen from east (Cedar Street)
Willa Cather House is located in Nebraska
Willa Cather House
Location Southwestern corner of 3rd Avenue and Cedar Street[1] in Red Cloud, Nebraska, United States
Coordinates 40°5′15″N 98°31′15″W / 40.08750°N 98.52083°W / 40.08750; -98.52083Coordinates: 40°5′15″N 98°31′15″W / 40.08750°N 98.52083°W / 40.08750; -98.52083
Built 1878
Architect Unknown
Architectural style No Style Listed
Governing body Private
MPS Willa Cather TR (AD)
NRHP Reference # 69000139
Significant dates
Added to NRHP April 16, 1969[2]
Designated NHL November 11, 1971[3]

Willa Cather House, also known as Willa Cather Childhood Home, is the house in Red Cloud, Nebraska where author Willa Cather grew up.

The house was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1971.[3][4]

The house is one of eight structures that make up the Willa Cather State Historic Site, which is operated by the Nebraska State Historical Society.


  1. ^ See street sign in photo.
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  3. ^ a b "Willa Cather House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-05-06. 
  4. ^ Robert S. Gamble (July 19, 1971). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Willa Cather House" (pdf). National Park Service.  and Accompanying eight photos, exterior and interior, from 1970 and 1971 PDF (32 KB)

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