Columbus in Lowndes County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
The Tennessee Williams Visitors Center
Literary Landmarks Register
The Tennessee Williams
Author, playwright, and poet
Thomas Lanier "Tennessee" Williams (1911-1983),
was born in Columbus, Mississippi.
In tribute to his life and writings, this site, formerly the rectory of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, is designated a Literary Landmark by Friends of Libraries U.S.A.
Erected 2004 by Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library, Tennessee Williams Tribute Committee.
Location. 33° 29.675′ N, 88° 25.827′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Mississippi, in Lowndes County. Marker is on Main Street near South 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Main Street, Columbus MS 39701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Home of Tennessee Williams (a few steps from this marker); St. Paul's Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Columbus Mississippi Blues (about 400 feet away); Columbus (about 600 feet away); Confederate Decoration Day Robinson Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Christian Church (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2008, by Davis Darryl Hartness of Columbus, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 1,342 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 2, 2008, by Davis Darryl Hartness of Columbus, Mississippi. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.