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Welcome to the Eudora Welty
House and Garden

The Eudora Welty House and Garden is closed until further notice based on information provided by the Mississippi Department of Health about the Coronavirus epidemic. LEARN MORE.

Eudora Welty typingFor 76 years, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Eudora Welty lived and wrote in her Jackson home at 1119 Pinehurst Street. Her parents finished construction of the house in 1925, when Eudora was 16 years old and had recently graduated from high school.

Restored by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History after her death in 2001, the Eudora Welty House and Garden is open for tours by reservation Tuesday - Friday at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. and on Saturday afternoons at 1 and 3 p.m.. To make a reservation for individual or group tours, email tours@eudoraweltyhouse.com.

The Eudora Welty Collection, which consists of manuscripts, papers, and photographs donated by Welty, is available to researchers in the William F. Winter Archives and History Building in Jackson. For more information on the Welty Collection, email refdesk@mdah.state.ms.us.

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