Erected in 1913 honoring four Georgia poets: Sidney Lanier (1842-1881); James Ryder Randall (1838-1908); Paul Hamilton Hayne (1830-1886); and Father Abram Joseph Ryan (1838-1886). The monument was a gift of Mrs. Anna Russell Cole of Nashville, Tennessee to her hometown of Augusta. It was made by the Southern Cut Stone Monument Company from Vermont granite.