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Person Detail: Frederic Remington

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Full Name: Frederic Remington
(1861-1909) Artist, illustrator, sculptor, writer. "Pony Tracks." Remington was born in Canton, NY. He spent his adolescence drawing sketches of horses, soldiers, cowboys, Indians and other boyhood fantasies. After a failed courtship with Eva Caten, a young woman he was too impoverished to marry, Remington went West to seek his fortune. He found employment as a cowboy, rancher, and saloon keeper, but the most lucrative product of these western experiences was the artwork he created when he returned to New York. Harpers Weekly took an interest in his rendering of the Wild West, and Remington eventually earned enough money to be acceptable husband material for Eva. In 1890, Remington illustrated Longfellow's "Song of Hiawatha." There is a Frederic Remington memorial museum at 303 Washington Street.
Author's Timeline:
1861 St. Lawrence County
Remington was born in Canton, New York, and later his family lived in Ogdensburg, New York. 
1890 Westchester County
Remington moved to New Rochelle, New York, in 1890. 
1909 (Unknown) County
Remington died in Connecticut in 1909. 
1895 (Unknown) County
"Pony Tracks"
1898 (Unknown) County
"Crooked Trails"
1906 (Unknown) County
"The Way of an Indian"
1885 New York County
Remington studied briefly at New York's Art Students League in New York. 
1902 (Unknown) County
"John Ermine of Yellowstone"
1909 St. Lawrence County
Frederic Remington was interred in Evergreen Cemetery in Canton, New York. 

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