MARY AUSTIN'S HOME

Historical Landmark

Description:
Mary Austin, author of The Land of Little Rain and other volumes that picture the beauty of Owens Valley, lived in Independence. "But if ever you come beyond the borders as far as the town that lies in a hill dimple at the foot of Kearsarge, never leave it until you have knocked at the door of the brown house under the willow-tree at the end of the village street, and there you shall have such news of the land, of its trails and what is astir in them, as one lover of it can give to another . . ." excerpt from The Land of Little Rain.


Registration Date: 6/20/1935

Location:
City: Independence
County: Inyo

Directions:
253 Market St, Independence


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