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Author William Faulkner named his home “Rowan Oak” after the Celtic legend of the rowan tree, believed to harbor powers of safety and protection.  Rowan Oak is open to visitors 10 to 4 Tuesday through Saturday and 1 to 4 on Sunday.

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Related Links
Rowan Oak Campus Map Location Mississippi Writers Page: William Faulkner William Faulkner on the Web: Nobel Prize Speech

Tall cedars shade the sidewalk leading to Rowan Oak