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    union county courthouse
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    union county courthouse
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    union county heritage museum
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    william faulkner's birthplace 1 more image

    by doug48 Updated Aug 31, 2012

    pictured is the site of famous american author william faulkner's birthplace. the actual house no longer exists and the home on the site was built long after faulkner left new albany. william faulkner was born at this location on september 25 th 1897. some of faulkner's best known works are "the sound and the fury" (1929), "as i lay dying" (1930), "light in august" (1932), and "absalom, absalom" (1936). faulkner was awarded the nobel prize for literature in 1949. faulkner also won pulitzer prizes for "a fable" (1954) and "the reivers" (1962).

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    union county heritage museum

    by doug48 Written Aug 31, 2012

    the union county heritage museum has a collection of artifacts relating to union county history and the famous author william faulkner. on the grounds of the museum is the faulker literary garden and a collection of historic buildings from locations around union county. for those interested in southern history and literature the museum is a very worth while place to visit in new albany. admission is by donation.

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    union county courthouse

    by doug48 Written Aug 31, 2012

    the current union county courthouse was built in 1908. the union county courthouse is listed on the national register of historic places. for those interested in architecture the the union county courthouse is worth a look when in downtown new albany.

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