History of Bethany Mural - Bethany, Oklahoma
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N 35° 30.681 W 097° 37.850
14S E 624160 N 3930614
Quick Description: Two-walled mural depicting numerous scenes from Bethany's early days. It is located across the street from Southern Nazarene University.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 10/27/2010 10:38:53 AM
Waymark Code: WMA0P3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 10

Long Description:
Very large mural located on two building walls. The east mural is on the west side of the Choppers Hair Salon and the Rt. 66 Car Show Registration Bldg. The east mural is approximately 120 feet long.

The west mural is smaller, approximately 60 feet long.

There is plenty of parking nearby so you can get out of your car and stop to look at all the scenes. Southern Nazarene University is located across the street, just north of here.

Scenes depicted on both murals:
a boy carrying a suitcase
Bethany Public Schools
Bethany water tower
Rt. 66 Overholser Bridge
Bethany or Bust vehicle during the Depression
Bethany High School graduates in purple robes
Bethany Public Schools 100-year anniversary logo
figures of Paul Ridings, Geraldine and Dr. Leon Gilbert
Ron Mercer, Donna (1943) Stumpff, Mrs. G.F. Stumpff,
Gene Adams, Gene Adams,
Three men in uniform: Charles, Arthur, and Bob McFarland
Bethany train station and schedule, paving 39th,
storefront with name C.B. Jernigan and others
Wright's Service Station
First Bethany Bank
Bethany Store General Mdse. E.O. Craft
Shelby Samuel Bulla 1935
Rt. 66 logo
Bethany Centennial logo 1920-2010

Artist signatures on mural:

t. Panizzo
S Henderson
J. Vinyard
Kelly Farrar
Sharon McCoy
Lisa Quishenberry
City: Bethany

Location Name: Choppers Hair Salon

Artist: Bob Palmer

Date: Unknown, but most likely 2010

Media: paint on brick

Relevant Web Site: Not listed

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