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Appalachian Mural Trail includes Elkin downtown murals

Posted by Laura Gaylord c/o Town of Elkin on Thursday, June 8, 2017, In : Downtown Elkin 
http://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2017/06/05/historic-murals-added-appalachian-mural-trail/371649001/

Elkin will now be on the mural trail that include numerous other towns along the Appalachian mountains. Being closest to the Hwy 21 exit off of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Elkin is only a 25 minute drive towards lodging, great restaurants, town trails and shopping. Our historic downtown offers 6 murals and 2 ghost murals, but 4 are featured on the mural trail website. 
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Mural completed in Elkin by NC Artist Michael Brown

Posted by Laura Gaylord c/o Town of Elkin on Wednesday, November 25, 2015, In : Downtown Elkin 


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New mural in downtown underway!

Posted by Laura Gaylord c/o Town of Elkin on Sunday, May 17, 2015, In : Downtown Elkin 


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Mural on Bridge Street in Elkin NC

Posted by Laura Gaylord c/o Town of Elkin on Monday, May 26, 2014, In : Downtown Elkin 

The Main Street Advisory Board's mural on Twenty One & Main is now complete!! The Main Street Advisory Board, the Elkin TDA, Surry Wineries group, Chris Mahon of ACM Agency, L Payne, and Jeff and Erika (owners of the building) contributed to the costs to make this work!!  Also, Mr John Kennedy offered housing for the mural artist while he did the work, and Welborn Electric donated the lift for the artist to extend the clouds high on the wall. Thanks so much to everyone who contributed to the ...
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First mural in Elkin, by NC muralist Michael Brown is a hit!

Posted by Town of Elkin c/o Economic Development Dept on Friday, August 16, 2013, In : Downtown Elkin 




The first mural (seen here in progress) is of two historical landmarks that are no longer here in Elkin. One is of the Elkin train depot that used to be located on S Bridge Street next to the RR tracks (behind Twenty One & Main) and the other is of Hugh G Chatham Memorial Bridge that was torn down by the DOT in 2010.  Both are dearly missed, but the images of them bring back the fond memories we have of them. This mural is sponsored by Elkin Antiques and Collectibles Mall through the Main Str...
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Second mural begins its downtown debut in Elkin, NC!

Posted by Town of Elkin c/o Economic Development Dept on Friday, August 16, 2013, In : Downtown Elkin 



New mural began on August 13th..so exciting! This mural will depict old images of businesses no longer open that were unique to Elkin, along with a license plate issued in the 70's and 80's that used to adorn cars throughout town! The bottle cap represents the MacNeill Bottling Co. Chris Mahon is sponsoring this mural with the MSAB mural grants offered this year.

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