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Shelburne in Chittenden County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Electra Havemeyer Webb Memorial Building

Constructed on-site: 1967

 
 
Electra Havemeyer Webb Memorial Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 7, 2017
1. Electra Havemeyer Webb Memorial Building Marker
Inscription.

This Greek Revival-styled structure was designed to resemble an Orwell, Vermont, farmhouse admired by Museum founder Electra Webb (1888-1960). The interior recreates six rooms from Electra and J. Watson Webb's 1930s Park Avenue, New York City, apartment; their arrangements of furniture and decorative and fine arts have been preserved largely intact.

On display in the Museum's European art collection, including works by Old Masters, Édouard Manet, and Impressionists Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, and Mary Cassatt. The building also exhibits art from the American West, as well as family photographs, portraits, and memorabilia.
 
Erected by the Shelburne Museum.
 
Location. 44° 22.477′ N, 73° 13.841′ W. Marker is in Shelburne, Vermont, in Chittenden County. Touch for map. Markers and building are on the Shelburne Museum grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6000 Shelburne Road (US Hwy 7), Shelburne VT 05482, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lighthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Preservation of the Colchester Reef Lighthouse (about 300 feet away); Colchester Reef Lighthouse Relocation

Electra Havemeyer Webb Memorial Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 7, 2017
2. Electra Havemeyer Webb Memorial Building and Marker
Southeast of the building
(about 300 feet away); Webb Gallery (about 400 feet away); Diamond Barn (about 500 feet away); Flat World, 2008 (about 500 feet away); Ticonderoga (about 500 feet away); An Intentional Landscape (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shelburne.
 
Also see . . .  The Shelburne Museum Story. (Submitted on November 1, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Electra Havemeyer Webb Memorial Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2017
3. Electra Havemeyer Webb Memorial Building and Marker
Identical marker to the west of the building
Electra Havemeyer Webb Memorial Building image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2017
4. Electra Havemeyer Webb Memorial Building
Electra Havemeyer Webb Memorial Building image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2017
5. Electra Havemeyer Webb Memorial Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 1, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 1, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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