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The Tennessee Williams Visitors Center

 
 
The Tennessee Williams Visitors Center Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Davis Darryl Hartness, July 2, 2008
1. The Tennessee Williams Visitors Center Marker
Inscription.  
Friends of Libraries U.S.A.
Literary Landmarks Register

The Tennessee Williams
Visitors Center


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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Literary Landmarks series list.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Main Street, Columbus MS 39701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker.
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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 (about 700 feet away); Errolton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robinson Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lowndes County World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
Additional keywords. LGBT, LGBTQ
 
The Tennessee Williams Visitors Center and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Davis Darryl Hartness, July 2, 2008
2. The Tennessee Williams Visitors Center and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2008, by Davis Darryl Hartness of Columbus, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 1,587 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 2, 2008, by Davis Darryl Hartness of Columbus, Mississippi. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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