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Edgar Wilson Nye

 
 
Edgar Wilson Nye Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 17, 2008
1. Edgar Wilson Nye Marker
Inscription.
In Loving Memory
Edgar Wilson Nye
"Bill Nye"

American Humorist and Friend

Born in Shirley, Maine August 25, 1850
Died At "Buck Shoals" near this spot February 22, 1898
Admitted to the Bar 1876
He belonged to the Masonic Fraternity
A member of Calvary Episcopal Church, Fletcher, N.C., for many years
His body is interred in yonder churchyard

 
Erected 1925.
 
Location. 35° 26.568′ N, 82° 30.336′ W. Marker is in Fletcher, North Carolina, in Henderson County. Marker is on Henderson Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fletcher NC 28732, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Calvary Church Episcopal (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Edgar Wilson Nye (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert E. Lee (within shouting distance of this marker); Calvary Episopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Jefferson Davis (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Whitcomb Riley (about 600 feet away); William Sydney Porter (about 600 feet away); Stephen Collins Foster (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fletcher.
 
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Edgar Wilson Nye Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 17, 2008
2. Edgar Wilson Nye Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 652 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Picture of Edgar Wilson Nye's grave marker, from "yonder churchyard." • Can you help?
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