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Hartford in Ohio County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Famous Kentucky Artist

 
 
Famous Kentucky Artist Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 1, 2020
1. Famous Kentucky Artist Marker
Inscription.  Charles Courtney Curran, a Hartford native, became well known as an artist. Born in 1861; at age 27 received the 3rd Hallgarten prize for his painting “A Breezy Day.” In 1890 his “Lotus Lilies of Lake Erie” won honorable mention in Paris salon. One painting hangs in White Hall Shrine, near Richmond. Elected full member of National Academy of Design, 1904. Died 1942.
 
Erected 1974 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1485.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 37° 26.965′ N, 86° 54.509′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Kentucky, in Ohio County. Marker is on Cs-1014 south of West Washington Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is on north side of the Ohio County Historical Society Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 415 Mulberry Street, Hartford KY 42347, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Richard Parks Bland (here, next to this marker);
Famous Kentucky Artist Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 1, 2020
2. Famous Kentucky Artist Marker
Rev. William Downs (a few steps from this marker); Man of Courage (a few steps from this marker); Early Surgery (a few steps from this marker); John C. Thomas House (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio County World Wars Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); County Named, 1798 (about 400 feet away); Courthouse Burned (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
 
Also see . . .  Charles Courtney Curran (Wikipedia). (Submitted on November 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
 
Charles Courtney Curran image. Click for full size.
By Public domain, circa 1909
3. Charles Courtney Curran
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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Mar. 1, 2021