Downtown West Jefferson Mural Tour - West Jefferson, North Carolina
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member macleod1
N 36° 23.878 W 081° 29.449
17S E 455986 N 4028202
Quick Description: Our waymark tour encompasses part of the large series of murals in downtown West Jefferson. This small mountain town boasts more than 15 murals done by local artists.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 7/12/2008 12:20:35 PM
Waymark Code: WM45Y2
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
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Long Description:
The downtown murals are one facet of this small rural town’s personality. The mural project began in 1996; today West Jefferson sports twelve beautiful, intriguing, unique works of public art that showcase the history, culture and beauty of the mountain region. The murals offer a glimpse into Ashe County life. They provide the viewer with an appreciation for the community – past and present. The murals add life to the downtown area and nurture a sense of renewal and civic pride.


This tour begins when you enter town on Jefferson Avenue and leads you toward the next town of Jefferson, NC.

The murals on this tour are as follows:

1) Welcome to Ashe County
2) Unity in Diversity
3) Train at Jefferson Station
4) Somewhere in Ashe
5) Mountain Scene
6) Cut at Devil Stairs
Recommended Time for this WayTour: From: 8:00 AM To: 8:00 PM

Stop Coordinates:
1) 36 23.878 - 081 29.449 2) 36 23.966 - 081 29.494 3) 36 23.998 - 081 29.396 4) 36 24.085 - 081 29.205 5) 36 24.125 - 081 29.550 6) 36 24.244 - 081 29.496


Starting Address for this WayTour:
Jefferson Avenue
West Jefferson, NC USA
28626


Number of Stops: 6

Website of stops: [Web Link]

Stop Website: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
You must include an original photo showing one of the stops along the tour route.
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