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Welcome to the Eudora Welty
House and Garden

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

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

Interested in volunteering at the Eudora Welty House and Garden Museum? Click here for more information ...