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Marion Center in Indiana County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Linton Park

(1826-1906)

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, November 5, 2011
1. Linton Park Marker
Inscription.  Born and raised in Marion Center, Park is recognized as one of the most significant American folk painters. His realistic depictions of rural life, most notably “The Flax Scutching Bee” (1847), provide invaluable documentation of 19th century frontier traditions in western Pennsylvania With his logging illustrations, Park also afforded historians a clear understanding of the early development of the lumber industry.
 
Erected 2008 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° 46.269′ N, 79° 2.99′ W. Marker is in Marion Center, Pennsylvania, in Indiana County. Marker is on North Manor Street 0.1 miles north of Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 403), on the right when traveling north. Located at Linton Park Playground. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marion Center PA 15759, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured
Linton Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 5, 2011
2. Linton Park Marker
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as the crow flies. Edward Abbey (approx. 3.8 miles away); John S. Fisher (approx. 6.3 miles away); Millstone (approx. 7.1 miles away); Dr. Robert Mitchell (approx. 7.2 miles away); Riethmiller's Store (approx. 9.3 miles away); M.A. Stear Store (approx. 9.3 miles away); Fort Mahoning (approx. 9.9 miles away); Rural Electrification (approx. 10.2 miles away).
 
Linton Park Playground image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 5, 2011
3. Linton Park Playground
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 5, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 550 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 5, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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