Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home

Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home (HM62D)

Location: Savannah, GA 31401 Chatham County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 4.352', W 81° 5.486'

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Mary Flannery O`Connor, novelist and short story writer,was born in Savannah March 25, 1925. She grew up in this house and in later years she referred to it simply as " the house I was raised in." She lived here until 1938, attending church at the Cathedral across Lafayette Square and school at St. Vincent`s Grammer School, then facing the square between Harris and Macon Streets. Flannery O`Connor thrice won the O. Henry award for best shirt story of the year. Her collected stories won the National Book Award in 1972. She died in 1964 at age 39.
HM NumberHM62D
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number025-101
Year Placed1991
Placed ByGeorgia Historic Marker
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:37pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 491370 N 3548479
Decimal Degrees32.07253333, -81.09143333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 4.352', W 81° 5.486'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 4' 21.12" N, 81° 5' 29.16" W
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Area Code(s)478, 912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 209-211 E Charlton St, Savannah GA 31401, US
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