Birger Sandzén

Birger Sandzén (HM1QJ7)

Location: Lindsborg, KS 67456 McPherson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 34.69', W 97° 40.245'

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To the plains and mountains of America's West came not only waves of pioneers but also immigrants directly from Europe. Swedish painter Birger Sandzén (1871-1954) arrived in Lindsborg at the age of 23 on September 4, 1894, to teach at Bethany College. Plans for three years in America changed to sixty, with fifty-two of those years spent in memorable teaching. He also became regionally, nationally, and internationally recognized. Studies in Stockholm and Paris gave his paintings a vigorous brushstroke and a vibrant palette equal to the beauty and sunlight of America's landscape.
The Birger Sandzén Memorial Art Gallery is located two blocks west.
HM NumberHM1QJ7
Placed ByPeoples Bank and Trust
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 615784 N 4270804
Decimal Degrees38.57816667, -97.67075000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 34.69', W 97° 40.245'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 34' 41.4000" N, 97° 40' 14.7000" W
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Area Code(s)785
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Valkommen Trail, Lindsborg KS 67456, US
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