Elizabeth Robins and The Open Question

The novel fictionalizes Zanesville, Ohio and the Robins

family residence, "the fort" in the novel.

Stone Academy in Zanesville, Ohio

(childhood home of Elizabeth Robins)
Stone Academy in Zanesville and Sign
The house is featured in The Open Question

Front Door of Academy from Jefferson Street

Front door of Stone Academy from Jefferson Street


Back porch of the Stone Academy

The Open Question describes the addition as
the "wooden L"
Back porch of Stone Academy

Interior, Stone Academy

featuring the map cases used by Charles E. Robins
map cases, interior of Stone Academy


Jane Hussey Robins Grave Stone

Gravestone of Jane Hussey Robins in Zanesville

All photos by Joanne E. Gates

Thanks to the Pioneer & Historical Society of
Muskingum County
the John McIntire Library
for hosting
Elizabeth Robins Day
September 27, 1998

Robins Home
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