Newtown in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
(1780 - 1849)
Famed primitive artist. His subjects included farmscapes & Biblical scenes; he painted more than fifty versions of The Peaceable Kingdom, based on a prophecy of Isaiah. Also a coach & sign painter; a Quaker preacher. Lived here on Penn Street, 1821-49.
Erected 1997 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 13.589′ N, 74° 56.079′ W. Marker is in Newtown, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is at the intersection of Penn Street and Congress Street, on the right when traveling east on Penn Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 122 Penn Street, Newtown PA 18940, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edward Hicks House (a few steps from this marker); Newtown and Vicinity World War I Honor Roll (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Newtown Library Company (about 400 feet away); Friends Meeting (about 500 feet away); Whitehall (about 600 feet away); Half-Moon Inn (about 600 feet away); White Hall (about 600 feet away); Bird in Hand (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Newtown.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Birthplace of Edward
Also see . . .
1. The Kingdoms of Edward Hicks. (Submitted on June 20, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Edward Hicks Bio. (Submitted on June 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Edward Hicks - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
4. Edward Hicks at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Churches, Etc. • Notable Persons • Peace •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 952 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.