Guthrie (pop. 1,504) is the birthplace of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and novelist Robert Penn Warren. He was appointed the nation's first Poet Laureate in February 1986.
Guthrie, Ky. – The Birthplace of Novelist Robert Penn Warren
On the Road, TriviaBy Tim Ghianni on November 12, 2000
The restored home of Robert Penn Warren in Guthrie, Ky., now houses a museum honoring the late Pulitzer Prize-winning All The King's Men author.