Fletcher in Henderson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Edgar Wilson Nye
Edgar Wilson Nye
American Humorist and Friend
Born in Shirley, Maine August 25, 1850
Died At "Buck Shoals" near this spot February 22, 1898
Admitted to the Bar 1876
He belonged to the Masonic Fraternity
A member of Calvary Episcopal Church, Fletcher, N.C., for many years
His body is interred in yonder churchyard
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Communications • Entertainment. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1850.
Location. 35° 26.568′ N, 82° 30.336′ W. Marker is in Fletcher, North Carolina, in Henderson County. Marker is on Henderson Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fletcher NC 28732, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Calvary Church Episcopal (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Edgar Wilson Nye (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert E. Lee (within shouting distance of this marker); Calvary Episopal Church Jefferson Davis (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Whitcomb Riley (about 600 feet away); William Sydney Porter (about 600 feet away); Stephen Collins Foster (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fletcher.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 854 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 10, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Picture of Edgar Wilson Nye's grave marker, from "yonder churchyard." • Can you help?