Kosciusko, Mississippi: Birthplace of Oprah Winfrey

And also the humble setting where many of her childhood traumas took place. Signs outside of house include, "Oprah Faced First Audience Here."

Address:
CR-2207, Kosciusko, MS
Directions:
On Hwy 12E about 2 miles east of town. Turn at sign, "Oprah Winfrey Road" (CR-2207). You'll see a red brick church ahead on the left; Orpah's home is just past it.
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First Home Site of Oprah Winfrey.

Birthplace of Oprah Winfrey

Fun to stop at if you're in the area, but it is really is just a sign by a church.

[Claros Clan, 08/23/2013]

We'll just have to imagine little baby Oprah, sitting in her crib, interviewing her dolly or teddy bear.

Oprah faced first audience here.

Birthplace of Oprah Winfrey

The birthplace of Oprah is just a large sign in front of a small, overgrown lot. But the church where she first performed for an audience still stands.

The site is actually a little over 2 miles from town.

[eric, 09/15/2011]
Oprah Winfrey's Birthplace

Home where she was born and lived until age six. If you've read her book or heard her talk about it, this is where a lot of her child molestation traumas took place. Looking at this house, it's hard to believe that America's soon-to- be first African-American Billionaire lived HERE. A message of hope.

[Gigi Tanksley, 10/20/2000]

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