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Based on Willie Morris's book, explores Yazoo City and Glenwood Cemetery through the eyes of young Morris. Costumed storyteller tells the story of "the witch." Schedule in advance. Admission.
The Eudora Welty House is literary museum located in the historic Belhaven neighborhood. Eudora Welty was a Pulitzer Prize winning author of international acclaim and her home and garden have been beautifully reconstructed to the 1925-1945 period.
Eudora Welty Library, named in Welty’s honor, houses The Mississippi Writers Room and Collection, which is a tribute to the state's wealth of writers, playwrights and poets who have called this place home.
This library and museum, nationally known for its historical materials, houses volumes of genealogical research materials.
An episode of Who Do You Think You Are, featuring Reba McIntyre was filmed in the archive room.
Consists of a historic walking tour, writers workshops, genealogy workshops, art contest and a writing contest. The festival is topped off with a formal dinner and a movie.
Beautiful garden that consist of all flora that is mentioned in New Albany's native son, William Faulkner's books.
Showcases the River City's many prominent writers, including Shelby Foote, Ellen Douglas, Walker Percy, Beverly Lowry, and Clifton L. Taulbert - just to name a few.
Beautiful structure with meeting rooms, outdoor courtyard and Mississippi Room. Also home to "The Spirit that Builds," a 167-foot circular mural suspended from the ceiling.
Local history room with extensive Mississippi and genealogical collections. Memorial room with antiques from the home of Margaret Reed Crosby and her husband, L.O. Crosby, Sr. The Library has a small collection of artwork by Pearl River County and Mississippi artists. Monthly exhibits
The childhood home of Richard Wright.
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