Post Office Mural – Franklin IN

Project type: Art, Murals
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Description

This 1940 Section of Fine Arts mural “Local Industry” by Jean Swiggett was originally created for the old Franklin post office. The mural is 14’6″ x 6′ and the medium is oil on canvas. It was moved to this location when that post office was replaced.

Source notes

Originally posted in the New Deal Art Registry: http://www.newdealartregistry.org/
A Simple and Vital Design: The Story of the Indiana Post Office Murals by John C. Carlisle
Information contributed by Indiana Division of Historic Preservation/Nicole Cory

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Location Info


1265 N. Main Street
Franklin, IN 46131

Location notes: lobby

Coordinates: 39.493038, -86.061722

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