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Prattville in Autauga County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Sidney Lanier

Musician - Poet - Patriot - Seer

 
 
Sidney Lanier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 17, 2013
1. Sidney Lanier Marker
Inscription.  
Beloved teacher of Prattville Academy
1867 • on this site • 1868
whose memory will be forever
cherished by people of Prattville, Ala.
whom he loved and served

 
Erected by Merrill E. Pratt Chapt., U.D.C.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEducationPatriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
 
Location. 32° 27.799′ N, 86° 28.125′ W. Marker is in Prattville, Alabama, in Autauga County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Wetumpka Street and South Washington Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located at the front entrance to the primary school. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 216 Wetumpka Street, Prattville AL 36067, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sidney Lanier/Prattville Male and Female Academy Site (within shouting distance of this marker); The Prattville Dragoons (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);
Plaque located at entrance to this rebuilt school. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 17, 2013
2. Plaque located at entrance to this rebuilt school.
a different marker also named Prattville Dragoons (about 300 feet away); Saint Mark's Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away); Daniel Pratt/First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Prattville, Alabama / Original Members (approx. Ό mile away); Mulbry Grove Cottage (approx. 0.3 miles away); A County Older Than the State, Autauga County (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prattville.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Sidney Lanier image. Click for full size.
Public Domain
3. Sidney Lanier
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 18, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,318 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 18, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   3. submitted on January 3, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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