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Solebury Township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Martin Johnson Heade

1819 - 1904

 
 
Martin Johnson Heade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, April 2, 2009
1. Martin Johnson Heade Marker
Inscription.  Noted artist and co-founder of the "luminist" style of landscape painting. Also known for his humingbird studies and floral still lifes. He first studied with Edward and Thomas Hicks in Newtown. Born and raised here; family owned the store across the street.
 
Erected 2000 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsArts, Letters, MusicIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 24.41′ N, 75° 2.241′ W. Marker is in Solebury Township, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on River Road (Pennsylvania Route 32), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3772 River Rd, Lumberville PA 18933, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lumberville - Ravenrock Toll-Supported Pedestrian Bridge (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line in New Jersey); Delaware Canal / Pennsylvania Canal (about 500 feet away);
Martin Johnson Heade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, April 2, 2009
2. Martin Johnson Heade Marker
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Delaware & Raritan Canal (approx. ¼ mile away in New Jersey); Uranium Ore (approx. 0.3 miles away in New Jersey); Saxtonville Tavern (approx. half a mile away in New Jersey); Rosemont - Raven Rock Bridge (approx. 1.2 miles away in New Jersey); Carversville Historic District (approx. 1.4 miles away); Farm of Lloyd B. Wescott (approx. 2 miles away in New Jersey). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Solebury Township.
 
Also see . . .
1. Biography of Martin Johnson Heade. (Submitted on April 3, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.)
2. Wikipedia entry for Martin Johnson Heade. (Submitted on April 3, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.)
3. Martin Johnson Heade - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

4. Martin Johnson Heade at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
"Family owned" store across the street image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, April 2, 2009
3. "Family owned" store across the street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 3, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 703 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 3, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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