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Fletcher in Henderson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

John Fox, Jr.

1863-1919

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 17, 2008
1. John Fox, Jr. Marker
Inscription. Author of "The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come" "The Trail of The Lonesome Pine" and other stories of Virginia and Kentucky

He was the interpreter of "The Heart of The Hills" and endeared to thousands of readers by the charm and truth of his work.
 
Erected 1938 by the Friends of John Fox, Jr.
 
Location. 35° 26.547′ N, 82° 30.216′ W. Marker is in Fletcher, North Carolina, in Henderson County. Marker is on Old Airport Road (State Highway 1547) near Henderson Road (U.S. 25), on the right when traveling west. 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. Joel Chandler Harris (here, next to this marker); Dan Emmett (here, next to this marker); Sidney Lanier (here, next to this marker); Herman Frank Arnold (here, next to this marker); Albert Pike (a few steps from this marker); Francis Scott Key (a few steps from this marker); George Westfeldt (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 John Fox, Jr.. The Rev. Clarence Stuart McClellan, of the nearby Calvary Episcopal Church
John Fox, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 17, 2008
2. John Fox, Jr. Marker
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.")
 
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John Fox, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 17, 2008
3. John Fox, Jr. Marker
John Fox, Jr. image. Click for full size.
Courtesy of Wikipedia
4. John Fox, Jr.
 
 
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 598 times since then and 34 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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