Paul Sawyier Boyhood Home

Paul Sawyier Boyhood Home (HM16AG)

Location: Frankfort, KY 40601 Franklin County
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N 38° 11.923', W 84° 52.475'

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112 East Broadway

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Boyhood home of Paul Sawyier, famous landscape watercolorist & portrait painter. He perfected atmospheric techniques painting Frankfort, Elkhorn Creek, & Ky. River. Also painted High Bridge & Camp Nelson in Jessamine Co., where he lived on the river. Of his 3,000 paintings, only 300 have been recovered. Over.

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Home of Sawyier's grandmother, Penelope Wingate. In 1869, Paul's parents, Ellen & Dr. Nathaniel Sawyier, moved here from Ohio. Paul attended local schools and painted in Cincinnati, New York, & Kentucky. He died in New York in 1917 and is buried in the Frankfort Cemetery. Over.
Presented by the Jessamine Co. Special Events Committee & Cast of the Paul Sawyier Summer Drama at High Bridge.
HM NumberHM16AG
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number2204
Year Placed2006
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 7:42am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 686111 N 4229998
Decimal Degrees38.19871667, -84.87458333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.923', W 84° 52.475'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 55.38" N, 84° 52' 28.50" W
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Area Code(s)502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 106-116 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601, US
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