Fletcher in Henderson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
A member of Calvary Episcopal Church
a visitor here
beloved poet of the South
dedicated his last poem, "Sunrise,"
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion.
Location. 35° 26.551′ N, 82° 30.214′ W. Marker is in Fletcher, North Carolina, in Henderson County. Marker is on Old Airport Road (Route 1547) near Henderson Road (U.S. 25), on the left when traveling east. 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. Albert Pike (here, next to this marker); Zebulon Baird Vance (here, next to this marker); Sidney Lanier (a few steps from this marker); John Fox, Jr. (a few steps from this marker); Matthew Fontaine Maury (a few steps from this Joel Chandler Harris (a few steps from this marker); Robert Loveman (a few steps from this marker); Herman Frank Arnold (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fletcher.
Regarding George Westfeldt. The Rev. Clarence Stuart McClellan, of the nearby Calvary Episcopal Church was behind the creation of this set of markers as an "Open Air Westminster Abbey of the South", described in a local newspaper account from another marker dedication ("Forest City Courier (Forest City, NC), September 17, 1931. Memorial To President Davis Dedicated.")
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 772 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on February 24, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 11, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.