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Lancaster in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Charles Demuth

 
 
Charles Demuth Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
1. Charles Demuth Marker
Inscription. Born in Lancaster, Nov. 8, 1883. Demuth achieved international fame for his precise modernist paintings including "My Egypt" and "I Saw the Figure 5 in Gold." He traveled in the U.S. and abroad but resided after 1889 in this house. Here he died in 1935.
 
Erected 1983 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 2.298′ N, 76° 18.176′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on E. King Street 0.1 miles east of Duke Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 118 E. King Street, Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Wharton, Jr. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas Mifflin, Esq. (about 300 feet away); Lancaster County (about 300 feet away); The Evangelic Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity (about 300 feet away); Fulton Opera House (about 400 feet away); George Ross (about 500 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Also see . . .  Demuth Foundation.
Demuth Residence image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
2. Demuth Residence
Now occupied as the Demuth Museum.
(Submitted on February 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyArts, Letters, MusicNotable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
 
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