Historical Marker: August Wilson’s Legacy

Playwright, August Wilson’s childhood home is now a historical marker in the city. The house is located on Bedford Avenue and was built in the 1840s. The Pittsburg Post-Gazette  released the news to the public earlier this week.

Playwright August Wilson in the Hill District on Bedford Avenue in the rear of his mother Daisy's home. Wilson grew up at another house on Bedford Avenue.

Playwright August Wilson in the Hill District on Bedford Avenue in the rear of his mother Daisy’s home. Wilson grew up at another house on Bedford Avenue. Photos By: Bill Wade/Post-Gazette

Bill Wade/Post-Gazette Playwright August Wilson in the Hill District on Bedford Avenue in front of his childhood home.

Playwright August Wilson in the Hill District on Bedford Avenue in front of his childhood home. Photos By: Bill Wade/Post Gazette

Playwright August Wilson in the Hill District on Bedford Avenue in the rear of his mother Daisy's home. Wilson grew up at another house on Bedford Avenue.

Playwright August Wilson in the Hill District on Bedford Avenue in the rear of his mother Daisy’s home. Wilson grew up at another house on Bedford Avenue. Photo By: Bill Wade/Post-Gazette

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