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Baxley

BAXLEY, , seat of Appling Co., isa town of neat homes, good churches, and the usual small-town busi- ness houses. Being in a section that was developed late, it was not incorporated until 1875.Caroline Miller was living here in a small green cottage when she wrote Lamb in His Bosom. With no formal education beyond high school training and with a background limited to Georgia, she set about writing a novel of her own section. Bumping over the country roads in her little car, she bought chickens, eggs, and vegetables from the farmers to enable her to talk with them. Mrs. Miller was about 30 years old and the mother of three small sons when she received the 1933 Pulitzer Prize for her first published work.