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Augusta Jane Evans (1835-1909)

 
 
Augusta Jane Evans (1835-1909) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 4, 2017
1. Augusta Jane Evans (1835-1909) Marker
Inscription. Augusta Jane Evans (Wilson), one of the most popular American novelists of the nineteenth century and a native of Columbus, at the age of fifteen wrote her first novel, "Inez: A Tale of the Alamo," as a Christmas gift for her father. She is best-known for "St. Elmo," the best-selling novel which was published in 1866 and based on her memories of times spent in her Aunt and Uncle's classical Columbus home that later took the novel's name.
 
Erected 1983.
 
Location. 32° 27.476′ N, 84° 59.72′ 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); Carson McCullers (1917 - 1967) (here, next to this marker); Prize-Winning Newspapers (here, next to this marker); Columbus Museums (here, next to this marker); Educational Institutions
Augusta Jane Evans image. Click for full size.
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2. Augusta Jane Evans
(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.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Augusta Jane Evans. (Submitted on February 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicNotable Persons
 
Augusta Jane Evans marker & monument. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 4, 2017
3. Augusta Jane Evans marker & monument.
Augusta Jane Evans Marker on far right front. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 4, 2017
4. Augusta Jane Evans Marker on far right front.
 
 
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 131 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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