“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Jackson in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)

Eudora Welty House

Eudora Welty House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, October 20, 2011
1. Eudora Welty House Marker
Inscription. Eudora Welty (1909-2001), one of the most acclaimed writers of the twentieth century, lived in this house for seventy six years. This house was built by Welty's parents, Christian and Chestina Welty, in 1925. Eudora Welty wrote all of her major works here, including the Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Optimist's Daughter. Welty and her mother were devoted gardeners, and many of the flowers and bushes they planted still grow in the garden. The Eudora Welty House is a National Historic Landmark.
Erected 2006 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program, and the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 32° 19.022′ N, 90° 10.213′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is on Pinehurst Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1119 Pinehust Street, Jackson MS 39202, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Millsaps College (approx. mile away); MFWC Headquarters (approx. 0.8 miles away); Union Battery Position (approx. one mile away); Carter Jewelers (approx. one mile away); Greenwood Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Capitol Rally (approx. 1.1 miles away); U.S.S. Mississippi (approx. 1.1 miles away); Monument to Women of the Confederacy (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicNotable Buildings
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 503 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on December 30, 2015, by Thomasrosell of Sky, Mississippi. Photo   1. submitted on November 12, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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