The 1940 mural “Clearing the Land,” by Lorin Thompson, was a winner of the Treasury Section’s 48-State Post Office Competition. The work was installed in the Mercer, Pennsylvania post office and is still visible today.
Lorin Thompson painted this oil on canvas mural, entitled “Legend of the Singing River,” in 1939 with funds provided by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. “The mural was damaged in 2005 by Hurrican Katrina. The post office was later…read more