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Columbus in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Carson McCullers (1917 - 1967)

 
 
Carson McCullers (1917 - 1967) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, February 4, 2017
1. Carson McCullers (1917 - 1967) Marker
Inscription.  With her critically acclaimed first novel, "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter," published at age twenty - three, Carson McCullers was on her way to becoming one of the most widely read writers of her time. Born Lula Carson Smith in Columbus, McCullers produced fiction which oftentimes featured characters and settings that originated in her hometown. Her works, many of which have been adapted to stage and screen, have received recognition on national and international levels.
 
Erected 1983.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentWomen.
 
Location. 32° 27.475′ N, 84° 59.721′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker can be reached from Front Avenue north of West 6th Street, on the right when traveling south. Located between the railroad tracks and the Chattahoochee Riverwalk (below). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Front Avenue, Columbus GA 31901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nunnally Johnson (1897-1977) (here, next to this marker); Augusta Jane Evans (1835-1909)
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(here, next to this marker); Prize-Winning Newspapers (here, next to this marker); Columbus Museums (here, next to this marker); Educational Institutions (here, next to this marker); Industrial District (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Industrial Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Benning (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
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Carson McCullers - born Lula Carson Smith image. Click for full size.
Public Domain - Van Vechten Collection at Library of Congress
2. Carson McCullers - born Lula Carson Smith
Carson McCullers (1917 - 1967) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, February 4, 2017
3. Carson McCullers (1917 - 1967) Marker
Carson McCullers Marker, on far left, along railroad tracks. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, February 4, 2017
4. Carson McCullers Marker, on far left, along railroad tracks.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 463 times since then and 11 times this year. It was the Marker of the Week June 4, 2017. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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