Novelist Ann Patchett Lectures at Millsaps

Acclaimed novelist Ann Patchett presented a public program at Millsaps College in January as the 2013 Eudora Welty Visiting Lecturer in Humanities. Named by Time magazine as one of the World’s Most Influential People for 2012, Patchett is also a former member of the Welty Foundation National Advisory Board. The Welty Lecture was established in […] Read more »

683 Visit Welty House for Holiday Party

Nearly 700 enthusiastic visitors enjoyed holiday treats at the Welty House and Education and Visitors Center recently as part of the Old Jackson Christmas by Candlelight Tour. The “Powderhouse” party featured blues great Jesse Robinson, fruitcake from the Welty family recipe, hot cider, and an open house with vintage decorations, photos, and good company. Many […] Read more »