The White Mountain School of Art


January 03. 2014 3:51PM






>Route 16
Conway, NH

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.

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