George Caleb Bingham

George Caleb Bingham (HM8TV)

Location: Grottoes, VA 24441 Augusta County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 15.96', W 78° 50.28'

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George Caleb Bingham, a renowned American genre painter of the 19th century, was born in a frame house just north of here on 20 March 1811. Bingham moved to Missouri in 1819, where he began painting portraits in the 1830s and later specialized in paintings of the American West. He died in July 1879 in Kansas City, Missouri.
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HM NumberHM8TV
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Marker NumberW 220
Year Placed1990
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
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Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 10:39am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 689140 N 4237539
Decimal Degrees38.26600000, -78.83800000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 15.96', W 78° 50.28'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 15' 57.60" N, 78° 50' 16.80" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 230 State Rte 668, Grottoes VA 24441, US
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