History & Tourism

Richland Roots: Mansfield-Born Painter Charles Henry Harmon

25 May , 2022  

By 1812Blockhouse

Around the turn of the last century, a prolific landscape painter gained a foothold in capturing the scenes of a changing western landscape.

That said, Charles Henry Harmon’s life began hundreds of miles to the east, right here in Richland County.

Born in Mansfield in 1859, he was the son of lawyer George B. and Clara Harmon. By the mid 1870s the family had relocated from Ohio to the sunnier confines of San Jose, California. 

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