Lanier County

Lanier County (HMI2C)

Location: Lakeland, GA 31635 Lanier County
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N 31° 2.472', W 83° 4.501'

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This County created by Acts of the Legislature of Aug. 11, 1919 & Aug. 7, 1920 is named for Sidney Lanier, poet of Georgia. Lanier was born in Macon Feb. 3, 1842 and practiced law there with his father after graduating from Oglethorpe Univ. then at Milledgeville. He married Mary Day of Macon in ?67 after serving in the Confederate Army and being captured while commanding a blockade runner. In ?73 he moved to Baltimore and lectured at Johns Hopkins. He died at Lynn, N.C. Sept. 7, 1881. Among his famous poems are "The Marshes of Glynn" & "Song of the Chattahoochee."
HM NumberHMI2C
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number086-1
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 3:18am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 301971 N 3436017
Decimal Degrees31.04120000, -83.07501667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 2.472', W 83° 4.501'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 2' 28.32" N, 83° 4' 30.06" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-109 N Carter St, Lakeland GA 31635, US
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