Eudora Welty House

Eudora Welty House (HMXD7)

Location: Jackson, MS 39202 Hinds County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 19.022', W 90° 10.213'

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Eudora Welty (1909-2001), one of the most acclaimed writers of the twentieth century, lived in this house for seventy six years. This house was built by Welty's parents, Christian and Chestina Welty. In 1925, Eudora Welty wrote all of her major works here, including the Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Optomist's Daughter. Welty and her mother were devoted gardeners, and many of the flowers and bushes they planted still grow in the garden, The Eudora Welty House is a National Historic Landmark.
HM NumberHMXD7
Year Placed2006
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 2:51am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 766411 N 3579096
Decimal Degrees32.31703333, -90.17021667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 19.022', W 90° 10.213'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 19' 1.32" N, 90° 10' 12.78" W
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Area Code(s)601
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1119 Pinehurst St, Jackson MS 39202, US
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