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Fairhaven in Bristol County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

William Bradford

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2015
1. William Bradford Marker
Inscription.
William Bradford

Marine Artist
1823-1892


Built his first studio in 1851 on this site.
The Fairhaven native achieved international fame
as a lecturer and an Arctic painter.
Queen Victoria commissioned Bradford
to paint The Panther In Melville Bay."
Swain Gifford and L.D. Eldred were students here.

 
Erected 1996 by Fairhaven Improvement Association.
 
Location. 41° 37.955′ N, 70° 54.247′ W. Marker is in Fairhaven, Massachusetts, in Bristol County. Marker is on Church Street east of Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. This marker is located just south of the downtown business district, in a residential neighborhood, along the waterfront. Marker is in this post office area: Fairhaven MA 02719, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Phoenix (approx. 0.6 miles away); Donald R. Bernard (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Phoenix (approx. 0.6 miles away); Major Israel Fearing (approx. 0.6 miles away); Revolutionary War Cannon
William Bradford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2015
2. William Bradford Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Phoenix (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Phoenix (approx. 0.6 miles away); Merrill's Wharf (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairhaven.
 
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William Bradford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2015
3. William Bradford Marker
View of the marker looking southeast along the waterfront.
William Bradford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2015
4. William Bradford Marker
View of the marker looking southwest, towards the harbor and the Palmer Island Lighthouse.
William Bradford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2015
5. William Bradford Marker
View of the marker looking east along Church Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 7, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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