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Tryon in Polk County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Sidney Lanier

 
 
Sidney Lanier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
1. Sidney Lanier Marker
Inscription.  Southern poet, died in house, September 7.1881.
 
Erected 1962 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number 0-2.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
 
Location. 35° 13.657′ N, 82° 14.149′ W. Marker is in Tryon, North Carolina, in Polk County. Marker is on Lynn Road (State Highway 108) east of Mimosa Inn Lane. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tryon NC 28782, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Sidney Lanier (a few steps from this marker); Stoneman's Raid (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tryon Mountain (approx. 0.4 miles away); Harmon Field (approx. 0.9 miles away); Tryon Peak (approx. one mile away); Tryon Toy House (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Tryon Horse (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Block House (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tryon.
 
Regarding Sidney Lanier. Lake Lanier, operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers northeast
Sidney Lanier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
2. Sidney Lanier Marker
of Atlanta, is named in his honor as are Lanier County, Georgia; Lake Lanier in Tryon, NC; Lanier Middle Schools in Houston, Texas, Buford, Georgia, and Fairfax, Virginia; Lanier High School in Montgomery, Alabama, Austin, and San Antonio, Texas; Sidney Lanier Elementary in Tulsa, Oklahoma; Lanier Elementary School in Gainesville, GA; and the Sidney Lanier School in Gainesville, Florida.
 
Sidney Lanier House where he died. image. Click for full size.
3. Sidney Lanier House where he died.
Sidney Lanier image. Click for full size.
4. Sidney Lanier
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,038 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   3, 4. submitted on September 8, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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