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Natchez in Adams County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Richard N. Wright

 
 
Richard N. Wright Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, July 20, 2008
1. Richard N. Wright Marker
Inscription.  Noted African-American author of Native Son and Black Boy was born in 1908 near Natchez, where he spent his early childhood. His lifelong quest for freedom led him to Paris, France, where he died in 1960.
 
Erected 1990 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansArts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1908.
 
Location. 31° 33.701′ N, 91° 24.411′ W. Marker is in Natchez, Mississippi, in Adams County. Marker is on S. Broadway Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located in Bluff Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Natchez MS 39120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Natchez (a few steps from this marker); Bluff Park - Memorials and Louisiana Connections (a few steps from this marker); Bluff Park - Playground for the City (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish Colonial Natchez
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Natchez Trace (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bluff Park and South Broadway Street (about 400 feet away); Ealey Brothers (about 400 feet away); Silver Street and Natchez Under-the-Hill (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Natchez.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia entry for Richard Wright (author). (Submitted on August 8, 2008, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
 
Richard N. Wright Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, July 20, 2008
2. Richard N. Wright Marker
Richard N. Wright Marker in 2015 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, August 4, 2015
3. Richard N. Wright Marker in 2015
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2008, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 2,336 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 8, 2008, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.   3. submitted on August 14, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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