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

Robert Loveman

Poet

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 17, 2008
1. Robert Loveman Marker
Inscription.
In Loving Memory
Robert Loveman
Poet
Cleveland, Ohio
April 11,1864
Hot Springs, Arkansas
July 9,1923

He spent most of his life in Dalton, Georgia where he did the greater part of his writing including the famous
"Rain Song"
"It isn't raining rain to me it's raining daffodils"

"The mortal tide move on to some immortal shore past purple peaks of dusk and dawn into the evermore"
 
Erected 1939 by Linka Loveman Friedman.
 
Location. 35° 26.556′ N, 82° 30.218′ 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. Orren Randolph Smith (here, next to this marker); Stephen Collins Foster (here, next to this marker); Matthew Fontaine Maury (a few steps from this marker); Frances Fisher Tiernan (a few steps from this marker); George Westfeldt
Robert Loveman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 17, 2008
2. Robert Loveman Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Sidney Lanier (a few steps from this marker); Albert Pike (a few steps from this marker); William Sydney Porter (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fletcher.
 
Regarding Robert Loveman. 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, MusicNotable Persons
 
Robert Loveman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 17, 2008
3. Robert Loveman Marker
Robert Loveman image. Click for full size.
Courtesy of Wikipedia
4. Robert Loveman
 
 
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 737 times since then and 23 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 20, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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