• Be the property most strongly associated with an important figure in American history
The Eudora Welty House
The Eudora Welty House is nationally significant under Criterion 2 in the area of literature as the home of Eudora Welty, one of the most influential American writers of the twentieth century. Welty lived in the house from 1925 until her death in 2001. It was here that she wrote all of her major works, including the short stories that initially brought her critical acclaim and such award-winning novels as Delta Wedding, The Optimist's Daughter, and Losing Battles.
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