Take a Peek Inside Maya Angelou’s Childhood Home

The childhood home of Maya Angelou, the celebrated poet, author and civil rights activist, is up for sale in St. Louis for $159,000. Angelou was propelled to fame after the first of her seven autobiographies, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” was published. The 3130 Hickory St. is a modest 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath home.

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Maya Angelou's former home is up for sale in St. Louis City.
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The home is a two story, three bedroom home with 2.5 bathrooms.
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The home at 3130 Hickory St. is 1,100-square-feet and is listed at $159,000.
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The home features 9' ceilings, and an open floor plan.
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The home features 9' ceilings, and an open floor plan.
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Poet Maya Angelou was one of the first black women authors to see widespread fame.
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Angelou and her brother later left this home to live with their father's parents in Arkansas.
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Angelou lived in the home for the first three years of her life. After she died in 2014, the house became a local landmark.
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Angelou's mother's grandparents owned the home in 1928, when she was born with the name Marguerite Johnson.
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Poet Maya Angelou lived in this St. Louis home during her childhood.
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