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Thomas Lanier Williams, whom the world would come to know as "Tennessee," was born in Columbus on March 26, 1911. He spent his early childhood in this Victorian house, which was the home of his maternal grandparents. Tour the house and its Williams memorabilia. Williams always considered Columbus home, and thousands of visitors from around the world descend on Columbus each fall for the Tennessee Williams tribute.
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