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This Day in Georgia History

December 17, 1903

Erskine Caldwell Born

Novelist Erskine Caldwell was born in Coweta County, Georgia. Known for such novels as God’s Little Acre and Tobacco Road, Caldwell became internationally recognized for his works. After his death on Apr. 11, 1987 in Paradise Valley, Ariz., an Erskine Caldwell Museum was opened in Moreland, Georgia near his birthplace.