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

Sidney Lanier

 
 
Sidney Lanier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 17, 2008
1. Sidney Lanier Marker
Inscription.
In memory of
Sidney Lanier 1842-1881
Poet and Musician
Who spent his last days among these hills

"Thyself Thy Monument"

 
Erected 1923 by School Children of Lanier's Birthplace.
 
Location. 35° 26.55′ N, 82° 30.219′ W. Marker is in Fletcher, North Carolina, in Henderson County. Marker is on Old Airport Road (North Carolina Route 1547) east of Henderson 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. Matthew Fontaine Maury (here, next to this marker); Frances Fisher Tiernan (here, next to this marker); Stephen Collins Foster (here, next to this marker); Francis Scott Key (here, next to this marker); William Sydney Porter (here, next to this marker); John Fox, Jr. (here, next to this marker); George Westfeldt (a few steps from this marker); James Whitcomb Riley (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Fletcher.
 
Regarding Sidney Lanier. The Rev. Clarence Stuart McClellan, of the nearby Calvary Episcopal Church was behind the creation of this set of markers as an
Sidney Lanier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 17, 2008
2. Sidney Lanier Marker
"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
 
Sidney Lanier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 17, 2008
3. Sidney Lanier Marker
Sidney Lanier image. Click for full size.
Courtesy of Wikipedia
4. Sidney Lanier
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 652 times since then. 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. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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