Roselle Mercier Montgomery

Roselle Mercier Montgomery (HM9WH)

Location: Crawfordville, GA 30631 Taliaferro County
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N 33° 33.294', W 82° 53.838'

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The renowned Georgia poetess, Roselle Mercier Montgomery, daughter of Col. William Nathaniel and Emma Smith Mercier, was born on this site in 1874. Educated at Washington Female Seminary and Mary Baldwin Seminary, she married distinguished N.Y. lawyer, J. Seymour Montgomery and lived in Conn. Her early death in 1933 cut short an outstanding career. Her famous poem, "Evening on a Village Street," was written about this corner in Crawfordville. Considered Georgia's best and one of America's finest poetesses, she is best known for her "Ulysses Returns" and "To Helen, Middle-Aged."
HM NumberHM9WH
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number131-17
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 5:33pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 323867 N 3714418
Decimal Degrees33.55490000, -82.89730000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 33.294', W 82° 53.838'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 33' 17.64" N, 82° 53' 50.28" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 275 State Rte 22 Bypass, Crawfordville GA 30631, US
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