Famous Guy Slept Here

The past houses of notable Americans have been in and out of trouble

Abe Lincoln just got a spiffy new museum near his boyhood home in Springfield, Ill. But the hometown legacy of less-than-Lincolnesque figures is often harder to maintain. An update on some domiciles of departed American icons that have been in and out of danger recently.

Jimi Hendrix

The guitar legend's Seattle home escaped the wrecking ball in 2001 by a move to a city-owned lot. But now it is being evicted and faces demolition after June 3 unless his fans can save it.

Ernest Hemingway

Papa's fans want to turn the Ketchum, Idaho, house where he lived and died (he...

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