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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

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the Historic Trees 🌲 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1842.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brunswick GA 31520, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile 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
Lanier's Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 20, 2008
2. Lanier's Oak Marker
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Glynn County (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 -1902 (approx. one mile away); Machen Square East (approx. one mile away); Bernice Echols Grant (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brunswick.
 
Also see . . .  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.)
 
Lanier's Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. Lanier's Oak Marker
Sincerely Yours Sidney Lanier image. Click for full size.
Internet Archive
4. Sincerely Yours Sidney Lanier
From Poems of Sidney Lanier by Sidney Lanier, et. al. 1920.
Lanier's Oak Marker under the tree, with another marker at right image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 20, 2008
5. Lanier's Oak Marker under the tree, with another marker at right
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 16, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,113 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 16, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on June 1, 2021, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   5. submitted on October 16, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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