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Eudora Welty House and Garden

1119 Pinehurst Pl, Jackson, MS 39202-1812
+1 601-353-7762
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This is a unique opportunity to learn about an iconic American writer. Amazing docent and fun gift... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
PrincetonBelle
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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We Toured with Students

I sat with these HS students. We vot a special tour of house and museum. Quite impressive. You... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
robertsI8023EA
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The restored gardens of this deceased Mississippi writer.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good18%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“short stories” (4 reviews)
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1119 Pinehurst Pl, Jackson, MS 39202-1812
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a unique opportunity to learn about an iconic American writer. Amazing docent and fun gift shop-Garden is amazing

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I sat with these HS students. We vot a special tour of house and museum. Quite impressive. You could feel her presence in the room. This is a MUST do in Jackson.

2  Thank robertsI8023EA
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We very much enjoyed the guided tour of her home. The tour guide, Cindy, was excellent, and the house is wonderful. It was a pleasure to see her books, her workspace, and to hear more about her. The house next door, where the visitor's center...More

Thank Meriah C
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

I failed to check the website for days and times of tours before planning our trip. Fortunately, the house was open on our last morning in town. We called to make the reservation and then paid when we arrived; the procedure is a little informal,...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

I have long wanted to visit the Welty house, gardens and museum complex in Jackson, and recently had the opportunity to do so. The site is located in a quiet, peaceful residential neighborhood on Pinehurst Place (on the East side of State Street) in mid-town...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

THE TOUR OF THE MUSEUM AND ADJOINING HOUSE is super. You gain such a real feel for one of America's greatest authors. The house is just as it was when she lived there and the guides are incredibly knowledgeable about the objects, the books, and...More

Thank oxforddoc
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

I have visited the homes of many writers, and Miss Welty's was one of the most educational. The visitor center next door was just the right size, and I was pleased to find so many intact furnishings in her home. I loved the stacks of...More

1  Thank CMooreReflections
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

The house is furnished much as it was when Eudora Welty lived there and feels as if she might be in the next room. Our tour was with the director who is knowledgable and interesting. She shared many incidents that gave us insight into Welty's...More

Thank ImGoneTraveling
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Eudora Welty remarked, "Fiction depends for its life on place. Place is the crossroads of circumstance, the proving ground of, What happened? Who's here? Who's coming?...: Visiting her home, I felt this sense of place. When our group entered her bedroom on our tour, I...More

Thank wendy S
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The Eudora Welty House in Jackson, MS is a must see for aspiring writers. Visitors get excellent insight into Eudora Welty's writing and how she edited her work. A visit of the home and garden takes about 2 hours. Be sure to watch the film.

Thank Stephanie P
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