Wells High School Murals – Chicago IL

Description

Henry Simon painted a series of murals entitled “The Founding of McKendree College, Lebanon, Illinois.” The murals were intended for that institution but never installed. “The Circuit Rider,” “Bishop McKendree at the Site of the College” and “Peter Aker’s Prophecy” were painted in 1941 with funding from the WPA Federal Art Project.

 

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Location Info


936 N. Ashland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622

Location notes: library

Coordinates: 41.8991337, -87.6674428

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