Fletcher in Henderson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Arkansas Poet of the Confederacy
Philosopher, Jurist, Philologist
Man of Letters
Born in Boston Mass, 1809
Died in Washington D.C. 1891
The greater part of his life was passed
where his work was done: in Arkansas
Erected 1928 by Arkansas Div. U.D.C.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 35° 26.551′ N, 82° 30.213′ W. Marker is in Fletcher, North Carolina, in Henderson County. Marker is on Old Airport Road (Route 1547) east of Hendersonville 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.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Westfeldt (here, next to this marker); Zebulon Baird Vance (here, next to this marker); Joel Chandler Harris (a few steps from this marker); John Fox, Jr. (a few steps from this marker); Herman Frank Arnold (a few steps from this marker); Dan Emmett Sidney Lanier (a few steps from this marker); Matthew Fontaine Maury (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fletcher.
Regarding Albert Pike. The "Open Air Westminster Abbey of the South".
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.")
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 839 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on February 23, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. 4. submitted on April 20, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.