The project began in 2002 with its first mural painted by artist Robert Dafford. The idea began after a visit by some townspeople to the flood wall murals in Paducah, KY. (Another town to put on our 'Visit List'.) I liked the way it is laid out with the mural, then a plaque in front of the painting explaining its significance. We learned a lot just by strolling along the walk way and reading about the city's history and heritage.
Here's a couple of things I didn't know:
The origin of the 'Teddy Bear' -