Brunswick in Glynn County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
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 walking distance of this marker. 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); Brunswick First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Glynn Academy Vietnam Veterans MemorialSidney Lanier (approx. 0.9 miles away); Glynn County War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Glynn County (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 -1902 (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.)
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