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North Conway in Carroll County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

White Mountain School of Art

 
 
White Mountain School of Art Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.H. Craft, June 15, 2014
1. White Mountain School of Art Marker
Inscription.  Since Thomas Cole's visit in 1828, New Hampshire's splendid scenery has been an enduring inspiration to countless landscape artists. From 1850 to 1890 this region was particularly favored for their easels. Benjamin Champney (1817-1907), New Hampshire-born painter, described the glorious era in "Sixty Years of Art and Artists".
 
Erected by New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources. (Marker Number 038.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEnvironment. In addition, it is included in the New Hampshire Historical Highway Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1828.
 
Location. 44° 4.523′ N, 71° 8.37′ W. Marker is in Conway, New Hampshire, in Carroll County. It is in North Conway. Marker is on U.S. 302, 0.1 miles south of Hurricane Mountain Road, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located in front of the tourist information office at the scenic overlook. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Conway NH 03818, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured
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as the crow flies. In Memory of Joseph Laurent (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lady Blanche House (approx. 1˝ miles away); Caboose B&M 104391 (approx. 1.6 miles away); Caboose CV-4011 (approx. 1.6 miles away); Caboose Grand Trunk Ry. No 75953 (approx. 1.6 miles away); Flanger CV 4233 (approx. 1.6 miles away); Maine Central Instruction Car No. 2001 (approx. 1.6 miles away); North Conway 5˘ and 10˘ Store (approx. 1.7 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The view of Mount Washington from the scenic overlook is spectacular.
 
White Mountain School of Art Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.H. Craft, June 15, 2014
2. White Mountain School of Art Marker
(building behind marker is tourist information office)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 16, 2023. It was originally submitted on June 19, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 528 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 19, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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