This Obscure Little Mississippi Cemetery Is The Resting Place Of One Of History’s Most Famous Americans
Of all the famous people that have called Mississippi home, William Faulkner has got to be one of the most legendary. A literary legacy, he’s consistently referred to as one of the “most influential writers of the 20th century.” Aside from his incredible talent, Faulkner is known for something else – the immense amount of love he had for his home state. So it only makes sense that he be buried in Mississippi, and his final resting place is tucked away in a little cemetery in Oxford. Take a look:
Ready to visit the grave of William Faulkner? Oxford Memorial Cemetery is located at the corner of Jefferson Ave. and North 16th St. in Oxford.
So, did you know this cemetery was William Faulkner’s final resting place? Ever visited? Tell us in the comments section.
Even though she was born in New York, Daniella has lived in the south pretty much her entire life. The self-proclaimed southerner graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2011. Since graduation, she has worked as a freelance writer for several websites and opened a clothing consignment shop in her town of Picayune, MS.
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