- we hunt the dead

F. Scott Fitzgerald
September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940
St. Mary's - Rockville, MD


F. Scott Fitzgerald is, to some, the voice of the 20s - "The Lost Generation".  He was a novelist and short story writer in addition to having penned a play and numerous essays.  His most famous work is probably that high school English class classic: The Great Gatsby.



Once you gain access to St. Mary's, this stone is easy to find.  The yard is small and this stone's distinctive shape and size make it obvious.

F. Scott is buried here with his estranged wife, Zelda.


"So we beat on, boats against
the current, borne back
ceaselessly into the past" --
-- The Great Gatsby


Factoid:    F. Scott is named for Francis Scott Key, the writer of the Star Spangled Banner - a relative of his.

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