1872-1952A prominent early 20th century illustrator and artist, Howard Chandler Christy was born on a farm in Morgan Township. He first gained notice as an illustrator during the Spanish-American War, but achieved lasting fame for his trademark "Christy Girls," dream girls who idealized feminine beauty during this era. Between 1908 and 1915, he worked from a studio perched above the Muskingum River near Duncan Falls. In the 1920s Christy began to paint portraits and historical scenes. The Signing of the Constitution of the United States, displayed in the Capitol, is his most famous work. The Signing of the Treaty of Green Ville hangs in the Ohio Statehouse.
|Series||This marker is part of the More Than Words series, and the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series.|
|Placed By||Ohio Bicentennial Commission, The Longaberger Company, Howard Chandler Christy Art Guild, and The Ohio Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 3:20pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 427277 N 4389081|
|Decimal Degrees||39.64843333, -81.84761667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 38.906', W 81° 50.857'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 38' 54.36" N, 81° 50' 51.42" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 401-499 E Main St, McConnelsville OH 43756, US|
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