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c. 1840. Home of Nobel Prize-winning author William Faulkner from 1930 until 1962. View the outline of his famous novel, A Fable, written in the author's own hand on his study wall.
St. Paul's was built in the early 1830s. Tennessee Williams's grandfather served as rector, and Williams was baptized here.
First-class genealogical research library for Northwest Mississippi. Contains over 2000 volumes, both hard copy and microfilm.
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.
The Tennessee Williams Welcome Center and Museum is the first home of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tennessee Williams. The author made history with well-known plays such as A Streetcar Named Desire, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and The Glass Menagerie.
The focus of The Commons at Eudora Welty’s Birthplace is to highlight Eudora Welty, to encourage an appreciation of all Mississippi writers, artists, and musicians and their works, and to promote creative endeavors here in Mississippi.
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