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Covington in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Walker Percy


Walker Percy Marker image. Click for full size.
October 14, 2016
1. Walker Percy Marker
Inscription.  Covington resident, where he wrote, among others, Lancelot, The Second Coming, Love in the Ruins, The Thanatos Syndrome, The Last Gentleman, and The Moviegoer, which won the National Book Award for fiction, co-founder Fellowship of Southern Writers, graduate of the University of North Carolina, buried at St. Joseph Abbey, 3 miles north.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCemeteries & Burial Sites.
Location. 30° 28.586′ N, 90° 5.437′ W. Marker is in Covington, Louisiana, in St. Tammany Parish. Marker is on East Boston Street (State Highway 21) east of Lee Lane, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 832 East Boston Street, Covington LA 70433, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bicentennial Covington #2 (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Public "Ox Lot" Parking (about 700 feet away); H.J. Smith and Sons Hardware and Museum (approx. ¼ mile away); The Covington Bank and Trust Building (approx. ¼ mile away);
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Columbia Street (approx. ¼ mile away); Columbia Street Landing (approx. ¼ mile away); Courthouse Square and Historic Oaks (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Public "Ox Lot" Parking (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
Walker Percy Marker image. Click for full size.
October 14, 2016
2. Walker Percy Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2016. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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