Alma Wallace Lesch

Alma Wallace Lesch (HM2ANV)

Location: Shepherdsville, KY 40165 Bullitt County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 59.441', W 85° 42.935'

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1917-1999

Side AA pioneer of the contemporary crafts movement, Lesch was an internationally exhibited textile teacher and artist, noted for work with fabric and found objects. Wrote influential book, Vegetable Dyeing, in 1970. Named Master Craftsman by World Crafts Council in 1974; received Ky. Governor's Award in 1987.

Side B Born in McCracken Co., Lesch lived and died in Bullitt Co., where she worked from her home studio. A founding member of the Kentucky Guild of Arts and Crafts, Lesch was one of five U.S. artists to have fiber work in the first World Crafts Exhibition (1974).
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HM NumberHM2ANV
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Year Placed2011
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 at 8:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 612784 N 4205559
Decimal Degrees37.99068333, -85.71558333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 59.441', W 85° 42.935'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 59' 26.46" N, 85° 42' 56.1" W
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Area Code(s)502
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 130 S Buckman St, Shepherdsville KY 40165, US
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