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Florence in Florence County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Henry Timrod

 
 
Henry Timrod Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, March 28, 2012
1. Henry Timrod Marker
Inscription.  Henry Timrod 1828 ~ 1867 Poet Laureate of the Confederacy
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Within this building he taught, among others, “Katie,” later to become his wife.
 
Erected by The Florence Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
 
Location. 34° 11.124′ N, 79° 46.237′ W. Marker is in Florence, South Carolina, in Florence County. Marker is on Timrod Park Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Florence SC 29501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War II Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Cruiser Pee Dee, C.S.N. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wilson School / Wilson High School (approx. 0.6 miles away); All Gave Some – Some Gave All (approx. 0.8 miles away); Brooke Rifled Cannon, VI.4-inch (approx. 0.8
Overview image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, March 18, 2012
2. Overview
miles away); Guns of the CSS Peedee (approx. 0.8 miles away); Brooke Rifled Cannon, VII-inch (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dahlgren, IX-inch (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Building image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, March 18, 2012
3. Building
As mentioned on the marker
Building Interior image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, March 18, 2012
4. Building Interior
Henry Timrod image. Click for full size.
5. Henry Timrod
Building Interior image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, March 18, 2012
6. Building Interior
from the back
Monument to Henry Timrod image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, March 18, 2012
7. Monument to Henry Timrod
next to the house and marker
Monument to Henry Timrod image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, March 18, 2012
8. Monument to Henry Timrod
Henry Timrod born Charleston, S.C. Dec. 8, 1829 Died Columbia, S.C. Oct. 7, 1867 “The poet to the whole wide world belongs.”
Monument to Henry Timrod image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, March 18, 2012
9. Monument to Henry Timrod
“So in thy thoughts, though clothed in sweet repose, Thy life shall bear its flowers in future times.”
Monument to Henry Timrod image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, March 18, 2012
10. Monument to Henry Timrod
Erected by the poet’s friends
Henry Timrod Marker image. Click for full size.
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11. Henry Timrod Marker
“All human thoughts and human passions wait upon the genuine bard.”
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 657 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 18, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on April 20, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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