South Nyack in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1917 – 1967
Carson McCullers, writer and dramatist, made this house her home from 1945 to her death on September 29, 1967. Born in Columbus, Ga., on February 19, 1917, she achieved fame with The Heart is a Lonely Hunter 1940 and Reflections in a Golden Eye 1941. In this house she completed The Member of the Wedding 1946, The Ballad of the Sad Café 1951, Clock Without Hands 1961, and other plays, short stories, poetry and autobiographical works.
Erected by The Historical Society of Rockland County.
Marker series. This marker is included in the New York, Historical Society of Rockland County marker series.
Location. 41° 5.161′ N, 73° 55.162′ W. Marker is in South Nyack, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is at the intersection of S Broadway and Division Avenue, on the right when traveling north on S Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 131 S Broadway, Nyack NY 10960, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Couch Court (approx. 0.2 miles away); Memorial Park (approx. 0.2 miles First Reformed Church of Nyack (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nyack First Settlement (approx. 0.3 miles away); Historic Underground Railroad (approx. half a mile away); Hopper House (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Historic Underground Railroad (approx. 0.7 miles away); Oak Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away).
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Notable Buildings •
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