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Athens in Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario — Central Canada (North America)
 

Former Murals

 
 
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Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 18, 2019
1. Former Murals Marker
Inscription.  

This Mural was created by artist, Pierre Hardy on the north wall of the H & R Feed & Pet Supplies building in 1988. In this mural, the action takes place in the lumberyard of the Hartley Saw Mill. It is springtime, the time of year when Farmers are busy repairing winter damages to their houses and barns.
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This Mural originally graced the hardware store on this site and was created in 1990 by Cathy McGuire. The border features alternating patterns of quilt squares and historic farm scenes. The center of the mural depicts farmers and a steam engine threshing the grain that separated the grain from the stem.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1988.
 
Location. 44° 37.629′ N, 75° 57.01′ W. Marker is in Athens, Ontario, in Leeds and Grenville United Counties. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (County Highway 5) and Henry
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Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Athens ON K0E 1B0, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Brockville & Westport Railway (within shouting distance of this marker); 100 Acre Farm and Log Buildings circa 1700 (within shouting distance of this marker); Immigrants From Quarrier Homes Scotland 1923 (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); First World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vimy Oaks Legacy Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Main Street of Athens Looking East (within shouting distance of this marker); Athens Medical History (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
 
Also see . . .  Athens Walking Tour: Sites and Murals. (Submitted on October 31, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Former Murals Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 18, 2019
2. Former Murals Marker
Former Murals Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 18, 2019
3. Former Murals Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 105 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 31, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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