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St. Georgeís, St Georgeís, Bermuda
 

Thomas Moore

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, July 21, 2017
1. Thomas Moore Marker
Inscription.
1779 – 1858
Irish Poet and Lyrist
Byronís Friend

That little bay, where winding in
from oceanís rude and angry din.

The billows missed the shore, and then
flow calmly to the deep again.

 
Location. 32° 22.882′ N, 64° 40.57′ W. Marker is in St. Georgeís, St Georgeís. Marker is at the intersection of King Street and Water Street, on the right when traveling west on King Street. Touch for map.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Settlement of Bermuda (within shouting distance of this marker); Midshipman Richard Sutherland Dale (within shouting distance of this marker); First Government House (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); John Till (about 150 meters away); The Broad Arrow (approx. 15.9 kilometers away in Dockyards); Victualling Yard (approx. 16 kilometers away in Dockyards); North Rock Beacon (approx. 16.2 kilometers away in Dockyards); The Great Western Storehouse (approx. 16.2 kilometers away in Dockyards). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Georgeís.
 
More about this marker. The monument consists of a bronze bust of Thomas Moore atop a 3 foot stone base.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Thomas Moore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 21, 2017
2. Thomas Moore Marker
Thomas Moore was appointed registrar to the Admiralty in Bermuda in 1803, where some considered him to be the poet laureate of the island. He burned the memoirs of Lord Byron after Byron had died.
Thomas Moore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 21, 2017
3. Thomas Moore Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 100 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 31, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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