Baxley in Appling County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Pulitzer Prize Winner Caroline Paﬀord Miller
These stories breathed life into "Carrie" Miller`s first novel, which was partly written at a favorite back table in the soda fountain of Barnes Drug Store. Lamb in His Bosom portrays the daily life and language of two farm families on their subsistence farms on the isolated Georgia frontier in the mid-eighteen hundreds. The novel was a best seller and won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1934. It went through at least 37 printings and was translated into several languages.
Erected 1992 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 001-1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 31° 46.639′ N, 82° 20.701′ W. Marker is in Baxley, Georgia, in Appling County Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baxley GA 31513, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Campground Cemetery (approx. 13.9 miles away).
Categories. • 20th Century • Agriculture • Arts, Letters, Music • Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers •
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