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

Charles Sheeler


Charles Sheeler (1883-1965) Marker image. Click for full size.
August 6, 2011
1. Charles Sheeler (1883-1965) Marker
Inscription.  Modernist painter and photographer, known for a seemingly impersonal, machine-inspired style called precisionism. Subjects included factories, skyscrapers, and Bucks County barns. He rented the Worthington House, 1910-26, and here he did important early work.
Erected 1999 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
Location. 40° 19.539′ N, 75° 7.638′ W. Marker is in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is at the intersection of Center Street and Mercer Ave., on the left when traveling south on Center Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Doylestown PA 18901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Aaron Siskind (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry Chapman Mercer (approx. 0.3 miles away); Casimir A. Sienkiewicz (approx. 0.8 miles away); James Emory "Jimmie" Foxx
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); Bucks County War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); James A. Michener (approx. 0.9 miles away); Doylestown High School (approx. 0.9 miles away); William H. Eastburn III, Esquire (1932-2008) (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Doylestown.
Also see . . .  Charles Sheeler Biography - The Metropolitan Museum of Art. (Submitted on August 29, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 25, 2011. This page has been viewed 602 times since then and 16 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 25, 2011. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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