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Glynn County Historical Markers

Sidney Lanier Georgia’s Greatest Poet


  • Source: David Seibert
  • Marker: Sidney Lanier Georgia’s Greatest Poet
  • Location: Albany Street just off George Street, Brunswick

SIDNEY LANIER Georgia’s Greatest Poet

Was a guest in this home on many occasions in the 1870’s. It was then the residence of his wife’s brother, Henry C. Day. On these visits Lanier became acquainted with “THE MARSHES OF GLYNN” which he immortalized.

063-2 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1956