Rowan Oak

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Even the name of William Faulkner’s home is an ode to the mythic. Legend has it that Faulkner still haunts the rooms and grounds of Rowan Oak.

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    Old Taylor Rd
    Oxford, MS 38655
    United States

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    34.35995303358856, -89.52484428388368
    Lafayette County, Mississippi
    Nearest Towns:
    University, MS (0.4 mi.)
    Oxford, MS (0.6 mi.)
    Taylor, MS (7.1 mi.)
    Abbeville, MS (10.0 mi.)
    Water Valley, MS (15.6 mi.)
    Toccopola, MS (18.0 mi.)
    Thaxton, MS (20.1 mi.)
    Sardis, MS (22.9 mi.)
    Potts Camp, MS (23.4 mi.)
    Batesville, MS (24.2 mi.)

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