The White Mountain School of Art
Marker Number: 38
Name and date established: Conway 1966
Description: Since Thomas Cole's visit in 1828, New Hampshire's splendid scenery has been an enduring inspiration to countless landscape artists. From 1850 to 1890, this region was particularly favored for their easels. Benjamin Champney (1871 to 1907), New Hampshire-born painter, described the glorious era in "Sixty Years of Art and Artists."
Location: Located at a rest stop on the west side of
Route 16, just south of the Bartlett-Conway town line.