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

Edward Hicks

(1780 - 1849)

 
 
Edward Hicks Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2009
1. Edward Hicks Marker
Inscription.  Famed primitive artist. His subjects included farmscapes & Biblical scenes; he painted more than fifty versions of The Peaceable Kingdom, based on a prophecy of Isaiah. Also a coach & sign painter; a Quaker preacher. Lived here on Penn Street, 1821-49.
 
Erected 1997 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicChurches & ReligionIndustry & CommercePeace. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the Quakerism series lists.
 
Location. 40° 13.589′ N, 74° 56.079′ W. Marker is in Newtown, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is at the intersection of Penn Street and Congress Street, on the right when traveling east on Penn Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 122 Penn Street, Newtown PA 18940, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edward Hicks House (a few steps from this marker); Newtown and Vicinity World War I Honor Roll (about 400 feet
Edward Hicks Home and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2009
2. Edward Hicks Home and Marker
away, measured in a direct line); Newtown Library Company (about 400 feet away); Friends Meeting (about 500 feet away); Whitehall (about 600 feet away); Half-Moon Inn (about 600 feet away); White Hall (about 600 feet away); Bird in Hand (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newtown.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Birthplace of Edward Hicks
 
Also see . . .
1. Edward Hicks - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Edward Hicks at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Edward Hicks Home and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2009
3. Edward Hicks Home and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 20, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,132 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 20, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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Oct. 28, 2020