MURALS of the
 WIREGRASS

 
 

 

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EARLY COMMERCE

This mural depicts the early involvement of the railroad and Wiregrass industries of logging, turpentine and cotton...

 

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FT. RUCKER

This mural commemorates the Fort Rucker Army Base...

 

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WOMEN OF THE WIREGRASS

This mural is a tribute to the timeless qualities and characteristics of the women in the history of Dothan and the Wiregrass...

 

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TRIBUTE TO SHERMAN ROSE & THE TUSKEGEE AIRMEN

This mural pays tribute to the ten black students who were the first class in the Civilian Pilot Training Program at the Tuskegee Institute in 1939...

 

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DOTHAN RIOT

In October of 1889, just after Dothan was incorporated, a riot erupted at the public well...

 

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CHIEF EUFAULA - INDIAN CREEK REMOVAL

This mural depicts Chief Eufaula as he looked in 1836, as he spoke his farewell words to the Alabama Legislature...

 

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JOHNNY MACK BROWN

Once recognized throughout the world by millions of youngsters and grown-up as the cowboy hero...

 

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MULES IN THE WIREGRASS

Mules were introduced to the area in the late 1800's quickly replacing horses and oxen in the fields and woods...

 

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FORT SCOTT

A crucial factor to the settlement of the Wiregrass area was safety...

 

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SALUTE TO THE PEANUT

Because of its significance to the entire Wiregrass region, the peanut was selected as the subject of the first mural...

 

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Wiregrass Music

Visit the latest mural on the tour! This mural is the first in a series of murals honoring people that lived in the Wiregrass area...

 

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The Abduction of Elizabeth Steward Dill

This dynamic mural shows a Creek Indian attack on a supply boat and the subsequent abduction...

 

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DeSoto's Journey Throughout the Wiregrass Region

This mural commemorates the journey of Hernando DeSoto and his exploration party...

 

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Cherry Street A.M.E. Church

Cherry Street AME has a unique place in the history of the Wiregrass Region and in the State of Alabama...

 

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The Steamboat Era

This mural pays homage to one of the Wiregrass's prominent forms of transportation in the 1800's...

 

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Dothan Opera House
Dothan's Hidden Mural

This mural was actually painted on the backdrop of the stage to the Dothan Opera House...

 

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Camp Recovery

This mural is dedicated to the recuperation area for soldiers taken ill...

 

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