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Sidney Lanier

Georgia's Greatest Poet
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Sidney Lanier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 20, 2008
1. Sidney Lanier Marker
Inscription. Was a guest in this home on many occasions in the 1870`s. It was then the residence of his wife`s brother, Henry C. Day. On these visits Lanier became acquainted with "The Marshes of Glynn" which he immortalized.
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 063-2.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 31° 8.685′ N, 81° 29.244′ W. Marker is in Brunswick, Georgia, in Glynn County. Marker is on Albany Street near George Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brunswick GA 31520, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mark Carr (approx. half a mile away); Brunswick's "Liberty Ships" (approx. 0.6 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Glynn County War Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Glynn County (approx. 0.7 miles away); Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 -1902 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Colored Memorial School and Risley High School (approx. mile away); Lanier's Oak (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brunswick.
 
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Sidney Lanier Marker, in the median on Albany St. image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Sidney Lanier Marker, in the median on Albany St.
here for another marker that is related to this marker. Lanier Oak Marker
 
Also see . . .
1. From Wikipedia,Sidney Lanier. He traveled extensively through southern and eastern portions of the United States in search of a cure for his tuberculosis. (Submitted on October 12, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. Glynn County. Sidney Lanier,as a student at Oglethorpe College he became interested in Romantic literature, nature and music and decided to become a writer. (Submitted on October 12, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicNotable PersonsNotable Places
 
Sidney Lanier Marker and Day House image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. Sidney Lanier Marker and Day House
At this date, appears house is under restoration.
Sidney Lanier image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
4. Sidney Lanier
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,186 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 12, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on January 2, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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