John Crowe Ransom

John Crowe Ransom (HM14A2)

Location: Taylorsville, MS 39168 Smith County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 50.2', W 89° 26.133'

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A noted poet, editor, and educator, John Crowe Ransom (1888-1974) was one of a group of southern agrarian poets known as the Fugitives. Ransom's first teaching position at age 17, was at Taylorsville High School (1905-1906). He later became a distinguished professor at Vanderbilt University and at Kenyon College in Grambler, Ohio.
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HM NumberHM14A2
Year Placed2001
Placed ByMississippi a Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 8:00pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 269511 N 3524916
Decimal Degrees31.83666667, -89.43555000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 50.2', W 89° 26.133'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 50' 12.00" N, 89° 26' 7.98" W
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Area Code(s)601, 769
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 332 High St, Taylorsville MS 39168, US
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