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If you are in Key West to see the home of Ernest Hemingway or to bird-watch like John James Audubon, you might also like to stop at the church where Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tennessee Williams was baptized at The Basilica of St. Mary Star of the Sea. An excellent article about Tennessee Williams’s spiritual life, including how this baptism came about, can be found here: America Magazine.

Read about the writer’s top five works here:

You can also read about Tennessee Williams through our Louisiana section, our New York section (Hotel Elysee) and even more about him through our Mississippi section.

This is the ninth stop on Florida Trail #2, following the optional stop in the Everglades!

Patricia Smart