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Brunswick in Glynn County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lanier's Oak

 
 
Lanier's Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 20, 2008
1. Lanier's Oak Marker
Inscription.
'neath this gracious tree
stood Sidney Lanier and
under inspiration of the
oak and the marsh wrote
The Marshes Of Glynn

" I will heartily lay me a-hold on the greatness of God :
Oh, like to the greatness of God is the greatness within
The range of the marshes, the liberal marshes of Glynn "


Lanier Born at Macon, Ga. 1842 Died 1881

 
Location. 31° 9.353′ N, 81° 28.753′ W. Marker is in Brunswick, Georgia, in Glynn County. Marker is on Ocean Highway (U.S. 17) 0.4 miles south of St Simons Island Causeway, in the median. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brunswick GA 31520, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Lanier's Oak (here, next to this marker); Colored Memorial School and Risley High School (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sidney Lanier (approx. 0.9 miles away); Glynn County War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Glynn County (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 -1902 (approx. one mile away); Brunswick's "Liberty Ships" (approx. 1.2 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Brunswick.
 
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Lanier's Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 20, 2008
2. Lanier's Oak Marker

1. Famous Americans: Sidney Lanier. He enlisted in the Confederate army in April, 1861, and participated in the seven days' fighting near Richmond. Afterward he was transferred to the signal service, with headquarters at Petersburg. (Submitted on October 16, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. The Marshes of Glynn is one of poet Sidney Lanier's many poems. (Submitted on October 16, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
 
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Lanier's Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. Lanier's Oak Marker
Lanier's Oak Marker under tree, Historical Marker at right image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 20, 2008
4. Lanier's Oak Marker under tree, Historical Marker at right
 
 
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