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Hardrick House

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 19, 2019
1. Hardrick House Marker
Inscription.  John Wesley Hardrick (1891-1968) was educated in Indianapolis and attended Harriet Beecher Stowe Public School, Manual High School, and the Herron School of Art, where he studied under Otto Stark. Best known as a portrait painter, in 1928 Hardrick painted a 6 by 8 foot mural for the Allen AME Church Chapel entitled "Christ and the Samaritan Woman at the Well." His works are part of the collections in the Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis Museum of Art, and were displayed at the Smithsonian Institution in 1929 and the American Negro Exposition in Chicago in 1940.
 
Erected by Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis.
 
Location. 39° 46.4′ N, 86° 11.02′ W. Marker is in Indianapolis, Indiana, in Marion County. Marker is on Limestone Street south of Vermont Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 350 Limestone Street, Indianapolis IN 46202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. International House (within shouting distance of this marker); Ransom House (within shouting
Hardrick House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 19, 2019
2. Hardrick House Marker
distance of this marker); Morton-Finney House (within shouting distance of this marker); Clarke House (within shouting distance of this marker); Rubins House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fox House (about 300 feet away); Montgomery House (about 400 feet away); Garrett House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Indianapolis.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 26, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 26, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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