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Cape Girardeau in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Artists

 
 
The Artists Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 12, 2012
1. The Artists Marker
Inscription. Chicago artist, Thomas Melvin, and his lead portrait artist, Cameron Pfiffner, directed the paintings of the Mississippi River Tales, Mural between April and November of 2004. Other members of the crew are listed under the paint brush.

Sponsor: Ken Story for Stacy Story
 
Location. 37° 18.088′ N, 89° 31.095′ W. Marker is in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, in Cape Girardeau County. Marker is on Water Street. Touch for map. Located on Missouri Wall of Fame along the Missouri River Front. Marker is in this post office area: Cape Girardeau MO 63703, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Title Panel (here, next to this marker); Missouri Mule, The Wild West (here, next to this marker); 1964 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1925 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1924 (within shouting distance of this marker); Entertainers (within shouting distance of this marker); 1916 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cape Girardeau.
 
Also see . . .
1. Thomas Melvin Painting Studio. The Thomas Melvin Painting Studio specializes in the design

The Artists Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 12, 2012
2. The Artists Marker
and execution of original murals and all manner of decorative painting. (Submitted on September 2, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

2. Mississippi River Tales Mural. The Mississippi River Tales is a mural containing 24 panels covering nearly 18,000 square feet (1,700 m2) of the 15-foot (4.6 m)-high downtown floodwall in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. (Submitted on September 2, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 2, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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