Flannery O'Connor's Andalusia Farm

Flannery O'Connor's Andalusia Farm (HM5P6)

Location: Milledgeville, GA 31061 Baldwin County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 7.475', W 83° 15.856'

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Andalusia was the home of writer Flannery O'Connor from 1951 until her death in 1964. Born in Savannah in 1925, O'Connor and her family moved to Milledgeville in 1940. O'Connor left Georgia for a time, but returned to Milledgeville in 1951 after being diagnosed with lupus. She then moved with her mother, Regina Cline O'Connor, to the family farm, Andalusia. Here she found inspiration for many of the settings and characters in her stories. While living here, O'Connor completed her two novels, Wise Blood (1952) and The Violent Bear It Away (1960), as well as her two collections of short stories, A Good Man is Hard to Find (1955) and Everything That Rises Must Converge published posthumously in 1965.
HM NumberHM5P6
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number5-3
Year Placed2007
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Society and the Flannery O'Connor – Andalusia Foundation, Inc
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 12:43am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 288757 N 3667380
Decimal Degrees33.12458333, -83.26426667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 7.475', W 83° 15.856'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 7' 28.50" N, 83° 15' 51.36" W
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Area Code(s)478, 706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2623 N Columbia St, Milledgeville GA 31061, US
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