In Memory - Vernon, British Columbia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
N 50° 15.851 W 119° 16.307
11U E 338089 N 5570473
Quick Description: Come with us and visit the murals of Vernon: There are currently 27 murals and featured is In Memory, #4 in the walking tour guide. It is located on the buildings that backs onto Cenotaph Park. This is the bus lane and closed to vehicle traffic.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 8/31/2014 1:10:32 PM
Waymark Code: WMMCHN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
All the murals are extremely well done; one cannot help but stand in awe of their grandeur and be a witness to the artists' talent and creativity.

The murals are numbered and we will showcase
#4 – In Memory.

In Memory

3102 30th Street

This mural is dedicated to all those who sacrificed their lives in war. The posters depict different war time efforts. Red Cross volunteers were a common sight on the streets of Vernon during World War I.

Lead Artist: Michelle Loughery

Contributing Artists:
Maggie Boyd
Dana Craik
Byren Koelling
Afton Lamb
Sheldon Louis
David Main
Angelea Mundell
Kim Neuhaus
Erica Pandin
Sara Soukhaphonh
Kengo Watanabe

From the In Memory

The Downtown Vernon Association has invested considerable resources into the creation of the 27 amazing works of art that grace our downtown buildings. These murals depict the history, culture, scenery, and folklore that made Vernon what it is today.

The mural project was a multi-year collaborative effort that included youth employment, revitalization, and heritage conservation strategies.
From the Downtown Vernon Murals

 In Memory

City: Vernon

Location Name: Across from Cenotaph Park

Artist: Michelle Loughery

Date: 2009

Media: Painted on concrete building blocks

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
Please give the date and description of your visit. One original photo of the mural must also be submitted. GPSr photo NOT required.
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