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Jenny Lake in Teton County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Capturing Dudes

Crandall Studio

 
 
Capturing Dudes Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2015
1. Capturing Dudes Marker
Inscription.  In the late 1920s, Harrison Crandall built this cabin to house his studio. Crandall documented the romantic and humorous side of “dudes” – a nickname given to early visitors. He sold hundreds of postcards and prints from this building while capturing the spirit of Jackson Hole on film.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 43° 45.096′ N, 110° 43.345′ W. Marker is in Jenny Lake, Wyoming, in Teton County. Marker can be reached from Teton Park Road, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located in front of the Jenny Lake Visitor Center in Grand Teton National Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moose WY 83012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Crandall Studio (here, next to this marker); The Park’s First Visitor Area (a few steps from this marker); A Lake Named Jenny (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jenny Lake
Capturing Dudes Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2015
2. Capturing Dudes Marker
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(approx. 1.2 miles away); Fault Scarp (approx. 1.4 miles away); Cascade Canyon (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Cathedral Group (approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named The Cathedral Group (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jenny Lake.
 
More about this marker. A photograph of Harrison Crandall appears at the bottom of the marker.
 
Crandall Studio image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2015
3. Crandall Studio
The studio of Harrison Crandall now serves as the Jenny Lake Visitor Center. The marker is located at the right corner of the building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 285 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 7, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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Jan. 27, 2023