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Greenville in Washington County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Greenville's Writers

 
 
Greenville's Writers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
1. Greenville's Writers Marker
Inscription.  An extraordinary literary atmosphere in Greenville produced winners of the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award and O'Henry Award. Writers influenced by the creative ambience here include William A. Percy, Shelby Foote, Walker Percy, Hodding Carter, Jr., Charles Bell, Ellen Douglas, Bern Keating and David L. Cohn.
 
Erected 2002 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 33° 24.618′ N, 91° 3.741′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Mississippi, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and South Shelby Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 341 Main Street, Greenville MS 38701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Prince McCoy (within shouting distance of this marker); First Baptist Church
Marker in front of William Alexander Percy Memorial Library image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
2. Marker in front of William Alexander Percy Memorial Library
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First National Bank Building (about 300 feet away); Greenville Trolley System (about 500 feet away); Hebrew Union Congregation (about 500 feet away); NRP Building (about 500 feet away); First United Methodist Church (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
Also see . . .  Greenville's writers. (Submitted on October 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
The view east on Main Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
3. The view east on Main Street.
The view west on Main Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
4. The view west on Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 252 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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