Athens in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
shared the joys of music and
the visual arts with friends,
family, students and faculty.
1893 - 1969
590 SPRINGDALE was built in 1941 by Mathis Construction Company for artist LAMAR DODD and his wife, MARY. Here Dodd painted while he created at the University of Georgia “the finest art department in the South.” Considered the premier artist born in Georgia in the 20th century, Dodd sought the essential truth
Erected 2000 by Athens-Clarke County.
Location. 33° 56.634′ N, 83° 23.706′ W. Marker is in Athens, Georgia, in Athens-Clarke County. Marker is at the intersection of West Cloverhurst Avenue and Springdale Avenue, on the right when traveling west on West Cloverhurst Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Athens GA 30606, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jeruel Academy/Union Baptist Institute (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lucy Cobb Institute (1858-1931) (approx. 0.9 miles away); Athens High and Industrial School (approx. 1.1 miles away); University of Georgia Botanical Garden (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dr. William Lorenzo Moss Birthplace (approx. 1.1 miles away); America’s First Garden Club (approx. 1.2 miles away); Camak House: (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Taylor-Grady House (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
Also see . . .
1. Hugh Hodgson - GeorgiaInfo. (Submitted on December 8, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Lamar Dodd - New Georgia Encyclopedia. (Submitted on December 8, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Arts, Letters, Music • Education •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,137 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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