Historic Markers Across Georgia



Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home



Marker ID: GHM 025-101
Location: 207 E. Charlton, Savannah, GA
County: Chatham
Coordinates: N 32° 04.352    W 081° 05.488
  32.072533    -81.09146
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2E6W
Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home Marker  



Text:

Mary Flannery O´Connor, novelist and short story writer, was born in Savannah March 25, 1925. She grew up in this houseand in later years, she referred to it simply as "the house I was raised in." She lived here until 1938, attended church at the Cathedral across Lafayette Square between Harris and Macon Streets. Flannery O´Connor thrice won the O. Henry award for bestshort story of the year. Her collected stories won the National Book Award in 1972. She died in 1964 at age 39.

GHM 025-101 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1992



 

 

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