Friday, June 12, 2009

Canada, Nova Scotia - Liverpool

Heritage Mural - The History of the Mersey River
Liverpool, Nova Scotia

This mural portrays te history of the Mersey River, which flows from Lake Kejimkujik through Lake Rossignol and down to the harbour at Liverpool. This mural starts with an aboriginal village and shows the farming, lumbering, and fishing villages alon the Mersey and finally the shipbuilding in the harbour. This mural is believed to be the largest in Atlantic Canada at 6400 square feet. It was started in 1995 and was completed 1997. This mural was painted by Nova Scotia artist Matth Cupido.

The Rossignal Cultural Centre sent this postcard, but also mention another great museum in the area. The the Sherman Hines Photography Museum.

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