Morgan Creek, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid
N 35° 53.506 W 079° 03.539
17S E 675188 N 3973684
Quick Description: Morgan Creek in Chapel Hill, North Carolina is immortalized in lyrics in James Taylor's "Copperline".
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 1/28/2006 2:09:19 PM
Waymark Code: WM6PX
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid
Views: 316

Long Description:

Singer/Songwriter James Taylor grew up in Chapel Hill, NC. His home was about a half mile from Morgan Creek where he used to play as a child. Taylor used Morgan Creek in the song "Copperline."

To honor Taylor, the US Route 15-501 Bridge over Morgan Creek was named in his honor in 2003.

The coordinates for this waymark are the center of the bridge on the pedestrian side. Morgan Creek is right below.

To log your own visit to this markmark, take a picture of the bridge or sign or both, GPS in shot is nice, and post it with some brief comments. Logs without photos will be archived. Thanks.

Morgan Creek a few hundred feet downstream from the James Taylor Bridge:

JT's Bridge:

Looking south from the highway:

Musician: James Taylor

Name of Song: Copperline

Relevant Verse:
Half a mile down to Morgan Creek
Leaning heavy on the end of the week
Hercules and a hog-nosed snake
Down on Copperline
We were down on Copperline


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