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Alice Walker Driving Tour

108 W Marion St.
Eatonton, GA 31024

Alice Walker, best known for her novel The Color Purple, was born in Eatonton, Georgia in 1944. This tour delves into the places pivotal in shaping her into the accomplished novelist, poet, and social activist she has become. Explore significant sites like The Pex Theatre, where the Color Purple first premiered and the Butler-Baker School, the school Alice attended from its opening in 1956 until she graduated in 1961 as valedictorian.