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Town for fictional setting in ‘Mockingbird’ welcomes visitors - The Galveston County Daily News : Lifestyle

July 24, 2014

Travel Town for fictional setting in ‘Mockingbird’ welcomes visitors

Posted: Sunday, August 4, 2013 12:15 am

MONROEVILLE, Ala. — "Miss Jean Louise, Stand up! Your father’s passin’!” ranks as one of the most famous lines in America’s oeuvre of movies made from books.

I sat in the same courtroom balcony in this small town which Nelle Harper Lee used as the fictional setting Maycomb for her 1961 Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction “To Kill a Mockingbird,” her only book.

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