George Caleb Bingham, a renowned American genre painter of the 19th century, was born in a frame house just north of here on 20 March 1811. Bingham moved to Missouri in 1819, where he began painting portraits in the 1830s and later specialized in paintings of the American West. He died in July 1879 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Geographic Location: Rockingham County
Physical Description of Location: Marker located at junction of State Route 668 and State Route 902, Middle River, VA 24441.
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