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Lake George in Warren County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Georgia O'Keeffe

1887-1986

 
 
Georgia O'Keeffe Marker (roadside) image. Click for full size.
June 4, 2018
1. Georgia O'Keeffe Marker (roadside)
Inscription.  American artist who stayed at Wakonda in June 1908 on a scholarship from the Art Students League.
 
Erected 2016 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 338.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicWomen. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list.
 
Location. 43° 25.492′ N, 73° 41.686′ W. Marker is in Lake George, New York, in Warren County. Marker is on County Route 9L. There are two identical markers at this site. One marker is roadside, one is lakeside and only visible by boat or lakeside on the Wakonda property. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3778 Route 9L, Lake George NY 12845, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wiawaka Bateaux (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Radeau Warship (approx. 0.7 miles away); Radeau Land Tortoise (approx. 0.7 miles away); Submerged Track (approx. 0.7 miles away); Military Dock (approx. 0.7
Georgia O'Keeffe Marker (lakeside) image. Click for full size.
June 4, 2018
2. Georgia O'Keeffe Marker (lakeside)
miles away); Colonial Maritime Heritage (approx. ¾ mile away); Delaware & Hudson Railroad (approx. ¾ mile away); The Hospital (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake George.
 
Also see . . .  Georgia O'Keeffe (Wikipedia). "Georgia Totto O'Keeffe (November 15, 1887 – March 6, 1986) was an American artist. She was best known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes. O'Keeffe has been recognized as the 'Mother of American modernism'." (Submitted on April 29, 2019.) 
 
<i>Portrait of Georgia O'Keeffe, Abiquiu, N.M.</i> image. Click for full size.
Carl Van Vechten (photo courtesy of the Library of Congress), August 16, 1950
3. Portrait of Georgia O'Keeffe, Abiquiu, N.M.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. This page has been viewed 92 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 29, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York.   3. submitted on April 29, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
 
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Feb. 28, 2021