James Whitcomb Riley

James Whitcomb Riley (HMBNH)

Location: Fletcher, NC 28732 Henderson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 26.548', W 82° 30.225'

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"The Hoosier Poet"

In Loving Memory
James Whitcomb Riley
"The Hoosier Poet"

Born in Greenfield Indiana October 7,1853
Died in Indianapolis, Indiana, July 22,1916
A friend of "Bill Nye"
A visitor at "Buck Shoals" on the French Broad River near this Church

Erected by Doctor Joe Shelby Riley
Cousin of the Poet summer of 1937
Year Placed1937
Placed ByDoctor Joe Shelby Riley
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 9:50am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 363517 N 3923151
Decimal Degrees35.44246667, -82.50375000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 26.548', W 82° 30.225'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 26' 32.88" N, 82° 30' 13.50" W
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Area Code(s)828, 704
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5-21 Co Rd 1547, Fletcher NC 28732, US
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