FLOR500, Garden 197 Laura Woodward, Artist (1834–1926) Laura Woodward was born in Orange County, New York. She was a member of the Hudson River School of landscape artists. She moved to Florida in search of tropical scenery to depict, and found it on the St. Johns River, and in St. Augustine and South Florida. Woodward told Henry Flagler, an admirer of her works, that Palm Beach should be developed as a resort. She settled in Palm Beach in 1893, producing paintings that helped to publicize nationally the beauty of Florida’s wilderness.
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Laura Woodward, Artist

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Laura Woodward, Artist

(1834–1926)

Laura Woodward was born in Orange County, New York. She was a member of the Hudson River School of landscape artists. She moved to Florida in search of tropical scenery to depict, and found it on the St. Johns River, and in St. Augustine and South Florida. Woodward told Henry Flagler, an admirer of her works, that Palm Beach should be developed as a resort. She settled in Palm Beach in 1893, producing paintings that helped to publicize nationally the beauty of Florida’s wilderness. 





 




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