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Joel Chandler Harris

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 17, 2008
1. Joel Chandler Harris Marker
Inscription.
Eatonton, Georgia
December 9, 1848
Atlanta Georgia
July 3, 1908

Creator of
"Uncle Remus"

 
Erected 1929 by The Uncle Remus Memorial Association.
 
Location. 35° 26.546′ N, 82° 30.214′ W. Marker is in Fletcher, North Carolina, in Henderson County. Marker is on Old Airport Road (State Highway 1547) east of 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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Fox, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Dan Emmett (here, next to this marker); Herman Frank Arnold (here, next to this marker); Albert Pike (a few steps from this marker); George Westfeldt (a few steps from this marker); Sidney Lanier (a few steps from this marker); Zebulon Baird Vance (a few steps from this marker); Francis Scott Key (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fletcher.
 
Regarding Joel Chandler Harris. 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
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 17, 2008
2. Joel Chandler Harris Marker
in a local newspaper account from another marker dedication ("Forest City Courier (Forest City, NC), September 17, 1931. Memorial To President Davis Dedicated.")
 
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Joel Chandler Harris Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 17, 2008
3. Joel Chandler Harris Marker
Joel Chandler Harris image. Click for full size.
Courtesy of Wikipedia
4. Joel Chandler Harris
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 618 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on February 24, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 10, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   4. submitted on April 18, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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