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Chapel Hill in Orange County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Paul Green

1894-1981

 
 
Paul Green Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 29, 2018
1. Paul Green Marker
Inscription. Playwright, teacher, & humanitarian. Awarded Pulitzer Prize, 1927. His 16 outdoor dramas include The Lost Colony (1937). Lived 1 mile E.
 
Erected 2007 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number H 114.)
 
Location. 35° 51.115′ N, 79° 5.132′ W. Marker is in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 15/501 and Old Lystra Road (County Highway 1724), on the right when traveling north on U.S. 15/501. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chapel Hill NC 27517, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Moses Horton (approx. 4.1 miles away); Elizabeth Cotten (approx. 4.2 miles away); University Florist (approx. 4.6 miles away); Journey of Reconcilation (approx. 4.6 miles away); Carolina Coffee Shop (approx. 4.6 miles away); Strowd Building (approx. 4.7 miles away); Silent Sam (approx. 4.7 miles away); Last Shots (approx. 7Ĺ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chapel Hill.
 
Regarding Paul Green. Paul Green won his 1927 Pulitzer Prize for his play In Abrahamís Bosom, based in part on the “Autobiography of a Negro”
Paul Green Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 29, 2018
2. Paul Green Marker
which Sam Morphis of Chapel Hill dictated to Horace Williams. The Pulitzer jury noted that, "the play does not sentimentalize on the tragic situation of the negro. It is scrupulously fair to the white race. But it brings us face to face with one of the most serious of the social problems of this country, and forces us to view this problem in the light of tragic pity."
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
The Great Seal of the State of North Carolina<br>Esse Quam Videri image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 29, 2018
3. The Great Seal of the State of North Carolina
Esse Quam Videri
Paul Green<br>1941 image. Click for full size.
By Fred Palumbo
4. Paul Green
1941
This World Telegram & Sun photo of Paul Green by Fred Palumbo is in the Library of Congress.
Windy Oaks image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 29, 2018
5. Windy Oaks
Built around 1890 as the Windy Oaks Inn, Windy Oaks Farm was the home of Paul Green between 1964 and his death in 1981. Today it is the Old Lystra Inn at 1164 Old Lystra Road.
Old Lystra Inn<br>Circa 1890 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 29, 2018
6. Old Lystra Inn
Circa 1890
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 5, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 5, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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