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Ernest Hemingway

Dear Papa Hemi fished, hunted, wrote and ultimately passed here. 
Read Cowboys & Indians insightful article about Hemingway's ties to Idaho here.

  • Pay your respects at the Hemingway Memorial (pictured, 1.5 miles east of the Sun Valley Lodge), at the Ketchum Cemetery (1026 N Main Street) or by visiting his favorite haunts (click here for a map).
  • Learn more at the Community Library's Regional History Department or visit the Sun Valley Museum of History's (208-726-8118) dedicated "Hemingway in Idaho" exhibit.

Fans should make sure to attend the Ernest Hemingway Festival every September. 
The 2016 Hemingway Festival, September 8-10, focuses on the theme ““Hemingway and Nature,” exploring Hemingway’s sense of place in the natural world.The Festival includes a dynamic range of scholarly presentations, group discussions of Hemingway’s work, and guided visits to local Hemingway sites.