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Lewis Miller

1796 - 1882

 
 
Lewis Miller Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
1. Lewis Miller Marker
The marker as it appeared in 2008.
Inscription.  A carpenter by trade, Lewis Miller was a self-taught artist whose whimsical sketches capture the character and spirit of York. Miller created several hundred watercolor images that depict extraordinary events and everyday life in York County.
Artists: Justine Landis
and daughter Mary L. Straup

 
Erected by York County Heritage Trust.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 39° 57.746′ N, 76° 43.716′ W. Marker has been reported damaged. Marker is in York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Market Street and Cherry Lane, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13 W Market St, York PA 17403, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. George Heckert (a few steps from this marker); Anthony Ritz (a few steps from this marker); Mrs. Michael (within shouting distance of this marker); old Mrs. Stoutzenberger
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Levy Miller, Carpenter (within shouting distance of this marker); old Schreck and Wife 1799 (within shouting distance of this marker); Cherry Lane (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Kennedy (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
 
Also see . . .  Lewis Miller - Folk Artist. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 
 
Lewis Miller Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 3, 2020
2. Lewis Miller Marker
Unfortunately, the marker has been defaced.
Lewis Miller 1796 - 1882 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 3, 2020
3. Lewis Miller 1796 - 1882 Marker
Many watercolors are displayed as murals on Cherry Lane image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
4. Many watercolors are displayed as murals on Cherry Lane
Lewis Miller watercolor image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 3, 2020
5. Lewis Miller watercolor
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,439 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   4. submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   5. submitted on July 3, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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