Sawyier's Inspiration

Sawyier's Inspiration (HM1CGB)

Location: Nicholasville, KY 40356 Jessamine County
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N 37° 46.823', W 84° 36.567'

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Paul Sawyier, "The River Artist," painted scenes of Kentucky River gorge while living on houseboat near here, from 1908 to 1913. The noted artist created over 2,000 paintings, mostly landscapes of Central Kentucky-State Capitol, Kentucky River and Elkhorn Creek. Born in Ohio, 1865, he spent most of his life in Kentucky. Died in New York, 1917. Buried Frankfort.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number675
Year Placed1964
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 12:43am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 710523 N 4184140
Decimal Degrees37.78038333, -84.60945000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 46.823', W 84° 36.567'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 46' 49.38" N, 84° 36' 34.02" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 458 Danville Rd, Nicholasville KY 40356, US
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