Norman Rockwell Historical

Norman Rockwell Historical (HM1U01)

Location: , VT 05250 Bennington County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 6.166', W 73° 13.237'

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This renowned American painter and illustrator lived in Arlington from 1939 to 1953. Moving into this house in 1943, Rockwell employed neighbors as models to create memorable images for calendars, advertisements, and magazines. Iconic pictures like Rosie the Riveter (1943) and The Gossips (1948) were painted at his art studio and published by the Saturday Evening Post. Rockwell's art was printed on 323 covers of the Saturday Evening Post. He also painted the Four Freedoms (1943) while living here. The famous series was viewed by millions of people for a war bond campaign. President Roosevelt said of the Four Freedoms, "The roots of democracy run deep in Vermont and, in drawing upon the life about you, you have tapped these roots."
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HM NumberHM1U01
Year Placed2016
Placed ByVermont Division for Historic Preservation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 644794 N 4773763
Decimal Degrees43.10276667, -73.22061667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 6.166', W 73° 13.237'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 6' 9.96" N, 73° 13' 14.22" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)802
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3740 River Rd, VT 05250, US
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