Danville Area Convention and Visitors' Bureau

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100 West Main Street Suite #146 Danville, IL 61832

Georgetown Interurban Railway Mural


Information

  • Georgetown Square, Georgetown, IL 61846


Description


Mike Harper, Artist

12-by-24-foot mural featuring the Interurban Railway, which ran from 1906-36, and other scenes from that time period. The mural also incorporates a grapevine, which refers to the story that the town was platted with a grapevine by James Haworth in 1826-27. The town was named for Haworth’s son, George, who was crippled.



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