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Bingham, George Caleb, House

Arrow Rock, Missouri
County of Saline.
First and High Streets, Arrow Rock State Park
National Register Number: 66000423
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: MO-4 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: House Museum.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 21, 1965):
From 1837 to 1845, this was the residence of George Caleb Bingham (1811-1879), American portrait and landscape painter. Bingham preserved with realism human characteristic scenes of old-time Missouri life. It was during his years at Arrow Rock that he began his sketches of the Missouri River and frontier life around him that developed into his famous "genre" paintings.

There are no threats at this time.

There are no changes since the last report. (2004)

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