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East Aurora in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Elbert Hubbard / Michelangelo

 
 
Elbert Hubbard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2014
1. Elbert Hubbard Marker
Inscription.
Elbert Hubbard
The "Sage of East Aurora" and benefactor of the arts and crafts based on ideals of John Ruskin and William Morris. Statue by eminent Irish sculptor and early Roycrofter Jerome Connor (1876-1943). Dedicated in 1930, the statue was erected on the Roycroft Campus by the Roycrofters with contributions from over fifteen hundred Hubbard friends and admirers. Statues relocated here in 1952 through the generosity of Irving L. Price and the Erie County Trust Company.

Michelangelo
Florentine artist, sculptor, architect, and poet of The Renaissance. erected by his admirer, Elbert Hubbard, in 1909 on the Roycroft Campus. Copies in bronze from the original sculpture in the rotunda of the Congressional Library. It is by noted American sculptor Paul Bartlett (1865-1925). The turtle is Bartlett's signature symbolizing his perpetual slowness in execution. Aurora Historical Society - 1974.
 
Erected 1974 by Aurora Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 46.091′ N, 78° 37.118′ W. Marker is in East Aurora, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New York State Route 16) and N. Grove Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map.
Michelangelo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2014
2. Michelangelo Marker
Marker and statues are on the front lawn of East Aurora Middle School on Main Street just west of N. Grove Street. The marker is titled Elbert Hubbard facing west and Michelangelo facing east. Marker is at or near this postal address: 430 Main Street, East Aurora NY 14052, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Roycroft Shops (within shouting distance of this marker); Baker Memorial United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Millard Fillmore House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Middle Road (approx. mile away); Village of East Aurora (approx. 0.9 miles away); North Star Tavern (approx. 2.7 miles away); Aurora (approx. 2.9 miles away); Wales Memorial Building and Park (approx. 4.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Aurora.
 
Also see . . .
1. Elbert Hubbard - Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 16, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Jerome Connor - Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 16, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
3. Paul Wayland Bartlett - Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 16, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Eastward View Elbert Hubbard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2014
3. Eastward View Elbert Hubbard Marker
Westward View Michelangelo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2014
4. Westward View Michelangelo Marker
Elbert Hubbard Statue image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2014
5. Elbert Hubbard Statue
Elbert Hubbard Statue image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2014
6. Elbert Hubbard Statue
Elbert Hubbard Statue Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2014
7. Elbert Hubbard Statue Plaque
Michelangelo Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2014
8. Michelangelo Sculpture
Michelangelo Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2014
9. Michelangelo Sculpture
Michelangelo Sculpture Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2014
10. Michelangelo Sculpture Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on June 16, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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