Grant County Courthouse Murals – Silver City NM

Description

“In Silver City, the PWA built Sixth Street School, the old James Stadium at WNMU, and the now-gone Western High School and Hillcrest Hospital buildings. The WPA constructed miles of local sidewalks and also funded the historic murals in the Grant County Courthouse by Theodore Van Soelen.”

-Silver City Museum

“The art deco-style Grant County Courthouse, at the top of Broadway…houses two WPA murals: Chino Mines and The Round Up, both painted by Theodore Van Soelen.”

-New Mexico Off the Road

Source notes

Silver City Museum: http://www.silvercitymuseum.org/PR_newdeal.html

"WPA in Silver City," New Mexico Off the Road: http://www.offtheroadnm.com/?page_id=4

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Location Info


206 North Cooper Street
Silver City, NM 88061

Location notes:

Coordinates: 32.770182, -108.280238

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