Post Office Murals – Marlinton WV

Description

Edwin Dorsey Doniphan painted two murals for this post office under the New Deal.

One is entitled “Past Visions the Future” painted in 1939 by Edwin Dorsey Doniphan.

The gentleman in the mural is Mr. Calvin Hill who passed away in 2005. His oxen’s names are “Pat” and “Star”. The old tannery can be seen in the foreground of the mural.

Another is entitled “Mill Point” painted by Edwin Dorsey Doniphan in 1939. The mill still stands on US 219 just south of Marlinton.

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Location Info


819 4th Ave.
Marlinton, WV 24954

Coordinates: 38.221532, -80.093413

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