Columbus in Lowndes County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
The Tennessee Williams Visitors Center
Literary Landmarks Register
The Tennessee Williams
Author, playwright, and poet
Thomas Lanier "Tennessee" Williams (1911-1983),
was born in Columbus, Mississippi.
In tribute to his life and writings, this site, formerly the rectory of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, is designated a Literary Landmark by Friends of Libraries U.S.A.
Erected 2004 by Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library, Tennessee Williams Tribute Committee.
Location. 33° 29.675′ N, 88° 25.827′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Mississippi, in Lowndes County. Marker is on Main Street near South 3rd Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Main Street, Columbus MS 39701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Home of Tennessee Williams (a few steps from this marker); St. Paul's Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Columbus Mississippi Blues (about 400 feet away); Columbus (about 600 feet away); Confederate Decoration Day Robinson Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Christian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbus.
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Notable Persons •
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