Remarkable Ohio

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Marker Details

Title, side A
Hugh Mosher and the "Spirit of '76"
Title, side B
Same
Address
3885 Main Street
Perry, 44081
Location
The marker is located on the north side of main street. and in front of the building to the east of
Latitude
41.7626000
Longitude
-81.1474000
Subjects
Civil War, Painters, Perry

Picture Details

Title
Hugh Mosher
Caption
Hugh Mosher served as the model for the fife player in the painting "The Spirit of '76" by Archibald M. Willard, 1876. Willard was from Bedford, Ohio and a version "The Spirit of '76" is part of the Ohio Historical Society fine art collection. Willard created his first version of the painting for the Centennial Exposition held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1876. He then created several copies (AL03263).