Books All Georgians Should Read

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Fanny Kemble

Dates

  • 1809 - January 15, 1893

Georgia Connections

  • St. Simons Island, Glynn County

Notes of Interest

Fanny Kemble was a well-known 19th century British-born stage actress and author, whose bestselling 1863 book "Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation in 1838-1839" recounted her antebellum experiences living at her slave-holding husband's Georgia coastal plantations.

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