— The Handy Writers' Colony —From Here to Eternity author James Jones co-founded The Handy Writers' Colony (1949-1964) at the West edge of Marshall with his mentor Lowney Turner Handy and her husband, Harry. Jones wrote Some Came Running here before moving to New York and later to Paris and writing other books. Several other Colony writers completed and published novels during those years. The house Jones built at the edge of the Colony Grounds in 1953 still stands.
|Placed By||Marshall Friends of the Library, Clark County Historical Society, Marshall Main Street Program, James Jones Literary Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 1:18am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 440235 N 4360512|
|Decimal Degrees||39.39203333, -87.69403333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 23.522', W 87° 41.642'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 23' 31.32" N, 87° 41' 38.52" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 150-198 N 8th St, Marshall IL 62441, US|
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