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c. 1840. Rowan Oak is Nobel-prize winning author William Faulkner's home. It is a Greek Revival house built in the 1840s, and purchased by Faulkner in 1930. The house was Faulkner’s private world and houses original Faulkner family possessions that convey the life of one of the nation’s leading literary figures. Rowan Oak is a National Historic Landmark, and the University of Mississippi maintains the home in order to promote Faulkner's literary heritage.
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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