Covington in Saint Tammany Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Original Homestead of Walker Percy
Homestead owned by Walker Percy, who was an American author and philosopher. He is best known for his philosophical novels set in and around New Orleans, the first of which, The Moviegoer, won the U.S. National Book award for fiction. Walker Percy along with 21 other noted authors created the fellowship of Southern Writers.
Erected by Stephen AND Jamie Martins Family.
Location. 30° 31.073′ N, 90° 3.024′ W. Marker is in Covington, Louisiana, in Saint Tammany Parish. Marker is on Military Road (State Highway 21) south of Oswald Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Covington LA 70435, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Waldheim Church (approx. 2.7 miles away); Abita Springs (approx. 2.8 miles away); St. Tammany Parish World War I Memorial (approx. 3½ miles away); Bicentennial Covington #2 (approx. 3.6 miles away); Walker Percy (approx. 3.7 miles away); Covington (approx. 3.8 miles away); Public "Ox Lot" Parking (approx. 3.8 miles away); a different marker also named Public "Ox Lot" Parking (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 25, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 78 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 25, 2018.