Outdoor Inspiration

Outdoor Inspiration (HM81V)

Location: Flat Rock, NC 28731 Henderson County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 16.278', W 82° 26.825'

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"It is necessary now and then for a man to go away by himself and experience loneliness; to sit on a rock in the forest and to ask of himself, 'Who am I, and where have I been, and where am I going?"
Carl Sandburg

Throughout his years here, it was Carl Sandburg's custom to spend many afternoons on this granite outcropping, sitting in a rustic bentwood chair. On his lap rested a plain tablet of paper and a lead pencil which he sharpened with a favorite pocket-knife.

Thus equipped and cloaked with the serenity of this forest, he wandered through his memories of people and places, balancing the sound and power of each word. Amid these cool, dappled shadows, he crafted his poems.
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HM NumberHM81V
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 3:16pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 368383 N 3904089
Decimal Degrees35.27130000, -82.44708333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 16.278', W 82° 26.825'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 16' 16.68" N, 82° 26' 49.50" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)828
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 405-699 Carl Sandburg Ln, Flat Rock NC 28731, US
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