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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.
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.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of the Jenny Lake Visitor Center in Grand Teton National Park. Marker is in this post office area: Moose WY 83012, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 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); Jenny Lake (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); Teton Fault (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jenny Lake.
 
More about this marker.
Capturing Dudes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2015
2. Capturing Dudes Marker
A photograph of Harrison Crandall appears at the bottom of the marker.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Crandall Studio image. Click for full size.
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 June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 7, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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