Twilight / Dedication Panel / Muralist Robert Dafford
Floodwall Murals, 2000 Feet of History/2000 Feet of Art
The Floodwall Mural Project is a project designed and funded by the Portsmouth Murals, Inc. Board of Trustees. Special thanks to the Portsmouth Convention and Visitor's Bureau and the Portsmouth Murals Products, Inc. for the use of their book, Floodwall Murals. 2000 Feet of History/2000 Feet of Art, which is available in the Scioto County Welcome Center gift shop.
Shawnee State University Professor, Dr. John Lorentz has created an award-winning
documentary film about the Floodwall Murals. Copies of "Beyond These Walls” are
available for purchase by contacting the university's book store, (740) 351-3155, or visiting the Scioto County Welcome Center gift shop. (Marker Number 14.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Bridges & Viaducts. In addition, it is included in the Ohio, Portsmouth, Floodwall Murals series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 5, 2002.
Location. 38° 43.855′ N, 83° 0.425′ W. Marker
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Portsmouth Motorcycle Club / Good Times Remembered / Sunset at the Point / Sister Cities (a few steps from this marker); A Struggle To Be Free (within shouting distance of this marker); Portsmouth Railroads, 1950's / Modern Industry / Medical History / Twentieth Century Wars (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Progress in Education / Shawnee State Expansion / Vern Riffe (about 500 feet away); Chillicothe Street, 1940's / Steel Industry, 1870-1980 / Clarence Holbrook Carter / Carl Ackerman (about 600 feet away); Roy Rogers / 1937 Flood / Branch Rickey / Kentucky Friends (about 700 feet away); Portsmouth Foundry & Machine Works (approx. 0.2 miles away); Millbrook Park / The Shoe Industry, 1869-1977 / Early 1900's Streetcar / Government Square, 1919 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
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