Famous Visitors / Residents of Zandvoort
- William Merritt Chase 1884-1885. American Impressionist Painter (1849–1916) Painted one of his masterpieces here entitled "Sunlight and Shadow" which hangs in the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska.
- On 7 August 2007, a 2.5 m (8 ft) tall Lego figure was found in the sea at Zandvoort. It was fished out and placed on the beach. It is wearing a blue shirt with the slogan "No Real Than You Are" and red trousers. Its origins are unknown.
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Famous quotes containing the words residents, famous and/or visitors:
“Most of the folktales dealing with the Indians are lurid and romantic. The story of the Indian lovers who were refused permission to wed and committed suicide is common to many places. Local residents point out cliffs where Indian maidens leaped to their death until it would seem that the first duty of all Indian girls was to jump off cliffs.”
—For the State of Iowa, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)
“Satan, what ails you? Wheres the famous tongue?
Thou onetime Prince of Conversationists?”
—Robert Frost (18741963)
“As for men, they will hardly fail one anywhere. I had more visitors while I lived in the woods than at any other period of my life; I mean that I had some.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)