The Walt Whitman Birthplace Commemorative Brick Poetry Circle Program
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places
The Walt Whitman Birthplace Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of the first home of America’s foremost poet.
Be a part of Long Island’s History! Give the gift of timelessness. Buy a personalized brick or bench engraved with an inscription of your choice. It becomes a permanent part of an attractive Poetry Circle located between the Walt Whitman Birthplace and our beautiful Interpretive Center.
- Your personalized brick, engraved with an inscription of your choice, will become a permanent part of an attractive Poetry Circle located between the Walt Whitman Birthplace and our beautiful Interpretive Center.
- Your donation will help us provide for the continuing restoration, furnishing, and preservation of one of the most significant historic homes in America.
- You will receive a certificate, suitable for framing, acknowledging your donation.
- Each brick may bear the name of an individual, couple, family, grandchild, graduation, favorite poem business, or school, class, and year.
- Each 8″x4″ brick has space for three lines of text, and each 8″x8″ brick space for six. Each line holds as many as 14 characters, including spaces and punctuation.
- The top line of each may say “In Memory of” or “In Honor of” as a heading above the text. Honor a family member, friend, or favorite poet!
- Exact placement of the bricks and benches will be at the discretion of the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association, with first consideration given to a design which complements the appearance of the grounds. Bricks and benches will become the property of the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association.
For personalization please call with details or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Make checks payable to:
Walt Whitman Birthplace Association 246 Old Walt Whitman Road West Hills, NY 11746-4148
Credit card orders may be faxed to: 631-427-5247
Questions or Comments: 631-427-5240