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Rowan Oak

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916 Old Taylor Rd, Oxford, MS 38655-4632
+1 662-234-3284
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I stopped by here while in Oxford and was happy that I did. Rowan Oak is now owned by the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Babete
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
A must see in Oxford....

After visiting Oxford for two years we finally made the time to visit Rowan Oak and we are so glad... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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916 Old Taylor Rd, Oxford, MS 38655-4632
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"self guided tour"
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"william faulkner"
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"his life"
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"writing room"
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"southern home"
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"greek revival"
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"grounds are beautiful"
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"nobel prize"
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"dirt road"
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"the kitchen"
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"his wife"
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"liquor bottles"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped by here while in Oxford and was happy that I did. Rowan Oak is now owned by the University. It is a stately place and a wonderful place to look around and learn more about William Faulkner. This isn't a day long trek...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting Oxford for two years we finally made the time to visit Rowan Oak and we are so glad we did. It was very interesting and very well kept.

Thank amcgurk
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Faulkner's home is on my must-see list. It gives you a taste of the South era of WWII. The staff is fantastic. Can tell you everything. I would like to live there. In this era of computers and technology, I was amazed to see that...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a spectacular setting among the oaks. Serene and peaceful. William Faulkner resided here for 32 years, you should come and see it.

Thank Tim G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting insights and vignettes about Faulkner’s life inside the home. $5 self-guided tour (booklet) of the home. We spent about an hour total there.

Thank MemphisBuckeye
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The oaks leading up to the house are very impressive. The self-guided tour was very interesting along with the furnishings and labels about what you are seeing. We just loved the typewriter he wrote on. This is worth a look while in Oxford.

Thank Carol A
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It is exactly as you might expect a southern home to be in 1939. It is wonderful that way the furnishings as the family had. Go early in the morning in the spring, sit around back by the box hedge and listen to the performance...More

Thank Ed O
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

Rowan Oak drips Faulkner. Admission is only $5 and you self guide yourself with a helpful pamphlet and notations outside every room in the house. Interesting furniture, art work, etc. All original furnishings, paintings, etc It is like stepping on the house when Faulkner lived...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed visiting Rowan Oak, it was such a piece of history. It is well maintained, and full of history. Do visit if in town. You won't be disappointed.

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Reviewed April 14, 2018

Although, I have not read many of Faulkner's works, since his home was so close to my hotel in Oxford, I felt it was worth stoppping by for a quick visit. I was correct - plus, it also only cost $5 for admission. You can...More

3  Thank Taylor-ite2018
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tabitha r
April 19, 2018|
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Response from Ronald H | Reviewed this property |
(662) 234-3284
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Sylvia A
March 14, 2017|
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Response from jcomer2001 | Reviewed this property |
No, but Square Books, very close by in the center of town, has a large section of Faulkner's and other Southern authors' books.
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Pat B
February 4, 2017|
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Response from Judiar4 | Reviewed this property |
As already stated by others, there are a number of nice eateries nearby. Of all the places I dined in the area, I enjoyed Big Bad Breakfast the most. They serve lunch as well as breakfast. The food is delicious and plentiful.
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