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Fletcher in Henderson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Albert Pike

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 17, 2008
1. Albert Pike Marker
Inscription.
In Memory of
Albert Pike
Arkansas Poet of the Confederacy
Philosopher, Jurist, Philologist
Ethnologist, Statesman
Man of Letters

Born in Boston Mass, 1809
Died in Washington D.C. 1891

The greater part of his life was passed
where his work was done: in Arkansas

 
Erected 1928 by Arkansas Div. U.D.C.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 35° 26.551′ N, 82° 30.213′ W. Marker is in Fletcher, North Carolina, in Henderson County. Marker is on Old Airport Road (Route 1547) east of Hendersonville Road (U.S. 25), on the left when traveling east. 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. George Westfeldt (here, next to this marker); Zebulon Baird Vance (here, next to this marker); Joel Chandler Harris (a few steps from this marker); John Fox, Jr. (a few steps from this marker); Herman Frank Arnold (a few steps from this marker); Dan Emmett
Albert Pike Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 17, 2008
2. Albert Pike Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Sidney Lanier (a few steps from this marker); Matthew Fontaine Maury (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Fletcher.
 
Regarding Albert Pike. The "Open Air Westminster Abbey of the South".
The Rev. Clarence Stuart McClellan, of the nearby Calvary Episcopal Church was behind the creation of this set of markers as an "Open Air Westminster Abbey of the South", described in a local newspaper account from another marker dedication ("Forest City Courier (Forest City, NC), September 17, 1931. Memorial To President Davis Dedicated.")
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicNotable Persons
 
Albert Pike Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 17, 2008
3. Albert Pike Marker
Albert Pike image. Click for full size.
Courtesy of Wikipedia
4. Albert Pike
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 807 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   4. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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