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O. Henry Home & Museum, Austin

#5 of 18 in Historic Sites in Austin
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
William Sydney Porter (September 11, 1862 – June 5, 1910), known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American writer. O. Henry's short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization and clever twist endings.
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  • Definitely worth going in. And interesting telling of O. Henry’s life with enough sordid details to make it interesting and not so much it seems lurid. The reading room is a nice touch. Some great...  more »
  • I always enjoyed my visits to O.Henry. It's a nice respite of memories in the big city of Austin. Definitely worth the stop.  more »

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