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1983 Pulitizer Prize winning author, Alice Walker was born and raised in Putnam County. She was the first black women ever to win a Pulitizer Prize for fiction, "The Color Purple". The driving tour takes you to the location where Alice lived, the church in which she was baptized and faithfully attended with her family, the cemetary where her parents are buried and Grant Plantation, her brother Fred's home.

The tour starts at the Chamber of Commerce Office. This self-guided driving trail takes the visitor to various points of interest applicable to Alice Walker, one of the South's most significant living writers and one of the world's most intriguing and provocative voices in print.

Location: 105 South Washington Street, Eatonton Georgia 31024 Telephone 706-485-7701

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