Plaque: Charles Fort
Charles Fort (1874-1932) American founder of Forteanism, the study of anomalous phenomena, lived here 1921-1928
Site: Charles Fort (1 memorial)
WC1, Marchmont Street, 39
Charles and his wife Anna came to London and lived at first 15 and then 39A Marchmont Street so that he could live close while he read his way through all the scientific journals at the British Library, then accessed via the Reading Room at the British Museum. For seven years he read, and wrote his four books on topics such as space travel, magic, etc. See Fortean Times.