Ernie Pyle Public Library – Albuquerque, New Mexico - Atlas Obscura

Ernie Pyle Public Library

The home of famed war correspondent Ernie Pyle is now a library and museum dedicated to his memory.  

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Ernie Pyle was a writer best known for his true grit working as a war correspondent. He was also known as one of the best travel writers of the 1930s.

The home is a wonderful example of real Americana and now serves as a branch of the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Library. Inside are dozens of tributes to Pyle’s life and work including various forms of memorabilia and monuments. In 2006, it was designated a National Historic Landmark.

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Ernie is buried at the Punchbowl Cemetery in Honolulu, Hawai'i. Another great place to visit. 

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