Whitman Scholar Zachary Turpin Oct 5th

Missing Me One Place, Search Another’: Thoughts on Finding More Whitman (and Even More Whitman) in the 21st Century Saturday, Oct 5th 7:00-8:30 PM Whitman Scholar Zachary Turpin will be presenting a slideshow about his discovery of Whitman’s pen-name and subsequent discovery of previously unknown Whitman writing. Free and Open

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34th Annual Student Poetry Contest

Walt Whitman Birthplace Association THIRTY-FOURTH ANNUAL STUDENT POETRY CONTEST 2020  (Download PDF Here) Theme:         “The ship is clear at last, she leaps!”   WW Contest:       Write a poem about “Leaping” into a “Leap Day” The year 2020 is a Leap Year, so the month of February has one extra day! What

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Poetry in Performance/Open Mic ft.Mary Healey Sept. 6

Walt Whitman Birthplace Association Friday, September 6th, 7 – 9 pm, WWBA presents the 9th season of Poetry in Performance: Walking With Whitman, featuring Mary Healey reading her poetry and hosting the Community Open Mic. The signature series founded by WWBA Writer in Residence George Wallace continues to bring the most

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Kids Craft Day

Kids can design their very own custom canvas bag with markers, paint, jewels, stamps, fringe, and much more! Afterwards, children will take a tour of The Walt Whitman Birthplace historic home. Join us for a day of creativity and history! Click Here to Register for 10-11:30AM Session Click Here to

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USPS Whitman Bicentennial Stamp Release Event

USPS Walt Whitman Bicentennial 2019 Stamp Release Walt Whitman Birthplace Huntington Station, NY, September 12th 2019, 11:00AM – 12 noon The Walt Whitman Birthplace Association is delighted to be hosting this event in our Interpretive Center on September 12th, 2019 at 11:00AM.  Free and open to the public. All are

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