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The Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota, features a mural of its namesake, who looks amused at all the attention.

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On September 24, 1896, the great American novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald┬ámade his earthly debut in the house pictured above, located at 481 Laurel Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota. Fitzgerald’s father named him Francis Scott Key in honor of his distant cousin who wrote the “Star Spangled Banner.” In 2004, Friends of Libraries USA declared Fitzgerald’s birthplace a National Literary Landmark — one of only a few such designations in the United States.