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Brookville in Franklin County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Hermitage

 
 
The Hermitage Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Gregory Roos, May 26, 2021
1. The Hermitage Marker
Inscription.  J. Ottis Adams and T. C. Steele, Indiana artists came to Brookville in 1898 and selected this site on which to erect their studios which they called "The Hermitage". It was home for an art colony for several years, where artists, J. Ottis Adams. T.C. Steele, William Forsythe and Otto Starke painted. To the east of this point stood the old Speer's Mill
 
Erected 1971 by Twin Forks Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR).
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1898.
 
Location. 39° 25.38′ N, 85° 0.26′ W. Marker is in Brookville, Indiana, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of East 8th Street and River Street, on the left when traveling east on East 8th Street. The marker stands the grounds of the Hermitage Bed and Breakfast "Aunt Marthas.". Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 655 E 8th St, Brookville IN 47012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
The Hermitage Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, August 22, 2021
2. The Hermitage Marker
The Hermitage is in the distance through the trees. This is the driveway to the house.
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. Brookville's Grandstand (approx. Ό mile away); Old Brookville Church and Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); James Brown Ray (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brookville College (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Purple Heart (approx. 0.4 miles away); Goodwin Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brookville's Carnegie Library (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brookville Historic District (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookville.
 
Regarding The Hermitage. It is now a Bed & Breakfast and is adjacent to the well-kept Brookville Town Park on the shore of the Whitewater River.
 
The Hermitage Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, August 22, 2021
3. The Hermitage Marker
It is a one-sided marker and faces the intersection. Behind the photographer is the entrance to Brookville Town Park.
The Hermitage image. Click for full size.
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4. The Hermitage
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2021, by Gregory Roos of Cincinnati, Ohio. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 27, 2021, by Gregory Roos of Cincinnati, Ohio.   2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   4. submitted on May 27, 2021, by Gregory Roos of Cincinnati, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 3, 2022