Post Office (former) Mural – Wenatchee WA

Description

The old post office (now Wenatchee Valley Museum) contains a 1940 Section of Fine Arts mural by Peggy Strong, The Saga of Wenatchee.

“Peggy Strong, an artist from Tacoma, won a statewide competition to paint the mural. Strong had been injured in a car accident in 1934 and, as a result, she painted the mural from a wheelchair, raising and lowering a platform.” (depts.washington.edu)

Source notes

http://depts.washington.edu/depress/map_post_offices.shtml
http://www.wpamurals.com/Wenatche.htm

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Location Info


127 South Mission St.
Wenatchee, WA 98801

Coordinates: 47.4222899, -120.31068600000003

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