Georgia Weston Morgan

Georgia Weston Morgan (HM1YY9)

Location: Lynchburg, VA 24501
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 24.529', W 79° 9.696'

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Artist and educator Georgia Morgan studied
painting at Randolph-Macon Woman's College
and at the Académie Julian in Paris. She was a
co-founder of the Lynchburg Civic Art League
in 1932 and helped establish the city's Federal
Art Gallery, a Works Progress Administration
project, in 1936. Both groups promoted arts
education and exhibition for people of all socioeconomic backgrounds. She chaired the art
department at Lynchburg College for 30 years
and was elected to the National Association of
Women Painters and Sculptors. Her work,
primarily miniatures and landscapes, was
exhibited at the Paris Salon and in galleries
from Maine to Florida.
HM NumberHM1YY9
Year Placed2015
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, June 16th, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 662701 N 4141811
Decimal Degrees37.40881667, -79.16160000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 24.529', W 79° 9.696'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 24' 31.74" N, 79° 9' 41.76" W
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Area Code(s)434
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1900 VA-163, Lynchburg VA 24501, US
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