Dedicated to the legacy of Edward Stratemeyer, author & founder of the Stratemeyer Syndicate

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Story—A Longed-For Adventure (1892)

In the United States the last Monday of May is commemorated as Memorial Day.  It was originally known as Decoration Day to reflect a tradition of honoring war dead from the Civil War. Among Stratemeyer’s “holiday” stories for the Newark Sunday Call was “A Longed-For Adventure:  A Decoration Day Story for Young People” (29 May 1892). […]

Victor Horton’s Idea

Victor Horton

Victor Horton’s Idea was the first professionally published work by Edward Stratemeyer, the creator of Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys, Tom Swift, and many other children’s series books. This edition is the first time the story has been in book form. With the introduction and annotations by editor James Keeline, you will be able to enjoy […]

24 Palmer Street Press: Dedicated to the Legacy of Edwar...

24 Palmer Street Press is named after the address where Edward Stratemeyer wrote some of his earliest works (in Newark, NJ).  We offer quality reprints of scarce works from the early writing career of Edward Stratemeyer, founder of the Stratemeyer Syndicate, and creator of such children’s icons as Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys, the Bobbsey […]

Early Stratemeyer Mysteries

If Edward Stratemeyer is known today, it is as the founder of the Stratemeyer Syndicate and the creator of their longest-lasting and most famous series, the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew.  For many readers and collectors, mystery stories similar to these are their primary interest.  The Syndicate had many types of series, including outdoor, school, sports, career, […]