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Carson McCullers (1917 - 1967)

 
 
Carson McCullers (1917 - 1967) Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
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. Touch for map. Located between the railroad tracks and the Chattahoochee Riverwalk (below). Marker is at or near this postal address: Front Avenue, Columbus GA 31901, United States of America.
 
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) (here, next to this marker); Prize-Winning Newspapers (here, next to this marker); Columbus Museums (here, next to this marker);
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
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.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Carson McCullers biography. (Submitted on February 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicNotable Persons
 
Carson McCullers (1917 - 1967) Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
By Mark Hilton, February 4, 2017
4. Carson McCullers Marker, on far left, along railroad tracks.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 174 times since then. This page 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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