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South Nyack in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Carson McCullers

1917 – 1967

 
 
Carson McCullers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2011
1. Carson McCullers Marker
Inscription.  
Carson McCullers, writer and dramatist, made this house her home from 1945 to her death on September 29, 1967. Born in Columbus, Ga., on February 19, 1917, she achieved fame with The Heart is a Lonely Hunter 1940 and Reflections in a Golden Eye 1941. In this house she completed The Member of the Wedding 1946, The Ballad of the Sad Café 1951, Clock Without Hands 1961, and other plays, short stories, poetry and autobiographical works.
“They are the we of me.”

 
Erected by The Historical Society of Rockland County.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicWomen. In addition, it is included in the New York, Historical Society of Rockland County series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 19, 1917.
 
Location. 41° 5.161′ N, 73° 55.162′ W. Marker is in South Nyack, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is at the intersection of S Broadway and Division Avenue, on the right when traveling north on
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S Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 131 S Broadway, Nyack NY 10960, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Couch Court (approx. 0.2 miles away); Memorial Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Bench by the Road: Cynthia Hesdra (approx. ¼ mile away); First Reformed Church of Nyack (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nyack First Settlement (approx. 0.3 miles away); Capt. John Green (approx. 0.4 miles away); Historic Underground Railroad (approx. half a mile away); Hopper House (approx. half a mile away).
 
Carson McCullers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2011
2. Carson McCullers Marker
Marker at 131 S Broadway image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2011
3. Marker at 131 S Broadway
Carson McCullers House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2011
4. Carson McCullers House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,389 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 6, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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