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Paul Sawyier Boyhood Home

112 East Broadway

 
 
Paul Sawyier Boyhood Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 30, 2012
1. Paul Sawyier Boyhood Home Marker
Inscription. (side 1)
Boyhood home of Paul Sawyier, famous landscape watercolorist & portrait painter. He perfected atmospheric techniques painting Frankfort, Elkhorn Creek, & Ky. River. Also painted High Bridge & Camp Nelson in Jessamine Co., where he lived on the river. Of his 3,000 paintings, only 300 have been recovered. Over.

(side 2)
Home of Sawyier's grandmother, Penelope Wingate. In 1869, Paul's parents, Ellen & Dr. Nathaniel Sawyier, moved here from Ohio. Paul attended local schools and painted in Cincinnati, New York, & Kentucky. He died in New York in 1917 and is buried in the Frankfort Cemetery. Over.
Presented by the Jessamine Co. Special Events Committee & Cast of the Paul Sawyier Summer Drama at High Bridge.
 
Erected 2006 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2204.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 11.923′ N, 84° 52.475′ W. Marker is in Frankfort, Kentucky, in Franklin County. Marker is on West Broadway Street near High Street (Kentucky Route 420), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is
Paul Sawyier Boyhood Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 30, 2012
2. Paul Sawyier Boyhood Home Marker
at or near this postal address: 100 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Early Tunnel in Kentucky (within shouting distance of this marker); Frankfort Union Station (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Mansion (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / William Clark in Frankfort (about 400 feet away); John Hampton House / Early Stone House (about 400 feet away); First Christian Church (about 400 feet away); Hiram Lodge No. 4 F. & A.M. (about 500 feet away); First Baptist Church (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Frankfort.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
W Broadway St (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 30, 2012
3. W Broadway St (facing east)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 273 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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