Historic Markers Across Georgia

Carson McCullers (1917 - 1967)

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Location: Front Avenue, Columbus, GA
County: Muscogee
Coordinates: N 32° 27.475    W 084° 59.721
  32.45791666    -84.99535
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None


Carson McCullers (1917 - 1967)

With her critically acclaimed first novel, "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter," published at age twenty - three, Carson McCullers was on her way to becoming one of the most widely read writers of her time. Born Lula Carson Smith in Columbus, McCullers produced fiction which oftentimes featured characters and settings that originated in her hometown. Her works, many of which have been adapted to stage and screen, have received recognition on national and international levels.