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Historical marker to mark Alex Haley’s Ithaca birthplace

ITHACA, N.Y. — A historical marker will be placed at the prolific writer Alex Haley’s birthplace in Ithaca. Haley is usually associated with Tennessee, which is where he grew up, but he was born in Ithaca on Aug. 11, 1921. Haley’s father was a graduate student at Cornell University and his mother was taking music […]