Falmouth in Stafford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Gari Melchers Home and Studio
Erected 2007 by the National Society of Colonial Dames XVII Century.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks, and the The Colonial Dames XVII Century, National Society series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is May 2007.
Location. 38° 19.402′ N, 77° 28.39′ W. Marker is in Falmouth, Virginia, in Stafford County. Marker can be reached from Washington Street (County Route 1001) south of Warrenton Road (Business U.S. 17), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 224 Washington Street, Fredericksburg VA 22405, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Capt. John Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Transportation and Settlement (within shouting Gari Melchers and his wife Corinne (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Working Farm (about 400 feet away); Caretaker Cottage (about 400 feet away); Welcome To Our Trails (about 600 feet away); A Family Memorial (about 700 feet away); Water Supply Methods (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Falmouth.
Also see . . .
1. National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Belmont (pdf file). by Stephen Lissandrello (February 10, 1975)
"Melchers painting was not original, or especially creative, but his popularity did gain attention abroad for American artists, and spark interest in the fine arts here." (Submitted on October 5, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
2. Gari Melchers Home and Studio. University of Mary Washington (Submitted on October 5, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 4, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on April 20, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on October 4, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.