North Alabama Mural Trail

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Discover North Alabama's heritage, beauty, and love of the arts through more than 125 murals across 16 counties. Read about the artist and stories behind the murals and be sure to keep your cameras ready as every mural boasts a completely unique design and creative vision, be sure to also tag #NorthALMurals in your selfies and pictures! Plus if you check-in at 25 sites, Visit North Alabama will send you a prize for participating! Now get out there and explore the amazing art our region has to offer!

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North Alabama Mural Trail

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How this Pass Works

Step 1 - Get Your Pass

This mobile exclusive passport is a collection of curated murals for you to discover and explore during your visit.

Step 2 - Receive Text

Your passport will be instantly delivered to your phone via text and email and is ready to use immediately! There is no app to download. Your pass can be saved to your phone’s home screen for easy one-tap access.

Step 3 - Check In

When visiting a participating mural location, simply check in using your phone's GPS and you will be well on your way to win a prize provided by Visit North Alabama!

Included Venues

See locations on an interactive map.

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1ST Leeth Bank
Donald Walker painted one of Cullman's early banks. The Leeth National Bank later became SouthTrust, then Wachovia, and finally Wells Fargo.
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A Stitch In Time
The design/concept of this 24'x8' community mural was based on a block quilt highlighting historical, cultural, and social interpretations of the state of Alabama as well as the city of Decatur. Local Art teacher, Beth Allison Young worked closely with artist Markus Tracy in helping to organize a...
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Alabama 200
Painted by Christian Dunn, a professor of undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Art + Design at Jacksonville State University, the mural went up in celebration of Alabama's bicenntenial in 2019.
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Alabama Veterans Museum And Archives
Athens State University students are working with the Veterans Museum to create a 40-foot-long mural across the street from the museum's parking lot. The mural will be 15 feet tall and feature three soldiers in front of an American flag made of between 170 and 200 photos of Limestone County...
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American Flag
Mural by Jack Tupper
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Angels In Oneonta
Local artist Tara Murphree of Oneonta painted the mural providing a perfect photo-op for locals and visitors. The artwork took over 40 hours to accomplish.
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Arches
Gourd artist and muralist Missy Miles of Hamilton began her mural journey in 2008 with this mural. She has completed over 80 murals, helping rural communities such as Guin to share their history, culture and spirit through public art. In addition to murals in Marion County, her work can be seen in...
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Art In The Park 1
What simply appears to be a giant graffiti style mural actually houses the three amazingly spacious restrooms. 
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Art In The Park Bridge
Drivers may be not be aware of the intricate work created by Donald Walker beneath them as they pass by Art Park. Be sure to stop and see the octopus.
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Asia Garden
This mural is located inside of a popular locally-owned restaurant featuring Asian cuisine.
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Athens Bicentennial
This mural was done by Athens High School art students for the city's bicentennial in 2018. 
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Beautiful Flowers
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Bee Kind Decatur
We have Jason Sharp to thank for this beautiful reminder. Jason, who passed away in 2019, was a beloved local artist whose work was an inspiration to many. He had a heart for people with mental disabilities as shown in his teaching an art course for the Mental Health Center and regularly...
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Bee United Decatur
This mural was created by Glenn Mitchell, founder and curator of The Chasing Art Project located in Decatur. Glenn has traveled the globe following world-renowned street artists and learning about the process behind creating public art. The purpose of the Chasing Art Project is to unite the city...
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Blender
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Boom Days
The mural celebrates Boom Days in Fort Payne, when in 1889 the city "boomed" by industrialists from New England, mostly Boston, who came for the coal and iron business on Lookout Mountain. They built an Opera House (still in use) and most of the current downtown buildings and many of the...
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Buy Fresh Buy Local
This mural is painted on the offices of the Festhalle Markt Platz (Farmers Market).
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Byler Road
The Byler Road mural, by local artist Monica Hooper, is an interactive map of the historic road with important points of interest marked on the map. The the historic Byler Road is Alabama’s first roadway authorized after statehood was achieved in 1819. It is named for Captain John Byler, who...
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Campus No. 805 / Straight To Ale Mural
Decatur-native Chandler Hayes spray painted this mural located in Campus No. 805, a former school building turned multi-use event facility that houses craft breweries, restaurants, catering, bars, retail and entertainment venues.
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Carquest Mural
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Catalyst
University of Alabama-Huntsville professor Robert Bean was commissioned by Google Fibert to paint an interactive mural in 2018 in downtown Huntsville. Seek shelter from the Alabama storms under an umbrella, get carried away by a bouquet of balloon or ride off into the night on a winged bicycle -- use your imagination!
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Cherokee County Historical Museum/inside Cotton
Inside the Cherokee County Historical Museum, In 2019, artist Jo Sewell, a retired teacher, painted the history of cotton, from planting to picking. It is located downstairs of the Museum.
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Cherokee County Historical Museum/inside Courthouse
Student Duncan Hellums painted the mural of the old Cherokee County Courthouse that was built in 1896, and burned down in 1936. He was 18 years old when he painted in 2017.
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Cherokee County Historical Museum/outside Steamboat
The mural outside on the back of the museum is The Cherokee III Riverboat on the Coosa River from the late 1800s, the last of the riverboats on the Coosa River. Artist Jaco Stephens painted the mural in 2018.
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Children's Reading Area
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City Of Bridgeport
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City Of Cullman Seal
Located on the east side of the Office Equipment warehouse on Third Ave. SE, the mural was painted by local artist Bethany Kerr. .
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City Of Red Bay 100 Years Past To Present
In celebration of Red Bay’s 100th Birthday, the Tiffin Supply Company murals illustrate the family-owned, home-grown businesses and industries from 1907 to 2007 who continue to support Red Bay today.
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Clinton Row Color Walk
The Clinton Row Colorwalk is an alley filled with murals painted by local artists. Located between Downtown Storage and The Mercantile, the alley provides a colorful connection between Clinton Avenue East and Holmes Avenue Northwest. Mural artists include Kate LaRocca, Katie Rosetta, Ann Vann,...
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Cobb's Syrup Mill
Cobb’s Syrup Mill has roots tracing back to the Civil War. 
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Coca Cola (Clark Gable-esque)
The original mural was painted by Coca-Cola sometime after 1945 as an advertising piece for the soft drink and V. W. Sparks Grocery, owner of the building. When the building changed hands in 2000, the mural had faded to a ghost sign. The new building owner started the process to have it repainted...
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Coca-Cola
The building the Coca-Cola mural is on was built in the early 1950s. Throughout the years, the building has been home to an upscale dress shop, a dollar store, a pool hall and is now home to a photography studio. The mural was painted by Stacy Hughes, owner of the building.
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Coca-Cola
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Coca-Cola / Payne Drug Co.
The Coca-Cola mural is located on the outside wall of an old-fashioned soda shop in Alabama that’s at least 150 years old. Be sure to stop inside for a journey back in time. Memorabilia that lines the walls and look for old prescriptions and drug bottles, recently unearthed in an excavation of the restaurant's floors.
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Coca-Cola/Brick Deli
Look closely and you will see this mural is painted on top of a faded Coca-Cola mural.
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Community Garden
Painted by Kris Katoe
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Cotton Fields And Indian Heritage Of North Alabama
The small town of Cherokee, where this mural of a cotton field and a Native American Indian, is situated near the scenic Natchez Trace Parkway. The scenic drive roughly follows the "Old Natchez Trace," a historic travel corridor used by American Indians, "Kaintucks," European settlers, slave...
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Courtland Pharmacy/FOREMOST Ice Cream
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Courtyard On Main
A retired art and reading teacher from Boaz City Schools painted the colorful butterfly wings which have been popular for people to pose in front of for pictures.
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Crayon Box At Lowe Mill
The Crayon Box mural by Dustin Timbrook takes up a side wall at Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment. This former textile mill is now the largest privately owned arts facility in the southern United States.
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Cullman Depot
While driving along 2nd Avenue Northeast, check out local artist Jack Tupper's colorful mural of Cullman's first railroad. Painted by Jack Tupper. The train Col. Cullman traveled on to this area probably looked a lot like this one. The tracks stopped at a hotel in Pinnacle, now Vinemont, and horses...
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Cullman In The 1880's
This mural is a colorful homage to the town and its 1880s beginnings. Painted by artist Jack Tupper, the mural includes pictures of Kinney Horse and Mule Barn, First Fire Station, Werdt's German Restaurant, Dinckelberg's Santa Claus Store and the First County Courthouse.
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Cullman Wings
The vibrant wings were painted by Cullman artist S.A. Maples and is a popular spot during the town's 2nd Fridays monthly street festival.
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Dancers
The mural is located in the Shoals, once known as the hit recording capital of the world, where plenty of dancing went along with all of the records made in the area by famous artists including Aretha Franklin, the Rolling Stones, Paul Simon, the Osmond Brothers, Bob Seger, Emmylou Harris and Percy Sledge, just to name a few.
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Decatur Naturally
This latest mural of the Chasing Art Project was painted by Decatur High fine art students, led by teacher Robert Belcher. The purpose of the Chasing Art Project to revitalize areas of downtown Decatur through artwork created by community members and artists.
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Downtown Broad St
This colorful artwork is by Julie Gentry,Merri Wright and Richi Reynolds.
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Downtown Florence Mural
Painted by Tim Stevenson, the series of murals feature the city's top attractions. (Building is currently for sale and murals may be removed in the future.)
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Downtown Oliver Corner
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Downtown Stevenson
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Downtown Toparies
Mural adorns a flower and gift shop located in the historic Crittenden Building in downtown Double Springs.
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Downtown Windows
Mural adorns a flower and gift shop located in the historic Crittenden Building in downtown Double Springs.
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First Cullman High School
Local artist Bethany Kerr received help from students in painting the mural of Cullman's first high school. The first high school, located where Cullman Middle School now stands, was built on 10 acres donated by George Parker and C.A. Stiefelmeyer. A building committee of prominent businessmen...
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Flowers, Peace Sign, Sun And Stars
This colorful mural greets visitors to Marie's Antiques and Art
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Freedom Eagle/United We Stand
Gourd artist and muralist Missy Miles of Hamilton painted Freedom Eagle, and is also known as the United We Stand mural, as a tribute to veterans.
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Game Time / Deer
Painted by gourd artist and muralist Missy Miles of Hamilton. In addition to murals in Marion County, her work can be seen in Fayette, Lamar, and Jefferson counties, as well as four in the city of Jasper.
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Garden Cove
Murals celebrating living history can be found at the now-closed Garden Cove Produce. They were painted by Huntsville native Jahni Moore.
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Gathering
This black and white retro mural by Robert Bean is located in an alleyway in downtown Huntsville between The Mercantile and Humphrey’s back patio. It depicts lively Huntsville nightlife from a different era.
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Graffiti Alley
Graffiti was naturally occurring down this alley and the Downtown Florence Alliance decided to add swag lights and a sign at the entrance as a way to embrace the creativity and encourage more artistic expression.
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Hanceville Academy, Post Office & Drugstore
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Hanceville Drug Company
Mural by Jack Tupper features Hanceville Drug Company circa 1935.
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Have Heart
This mural is located in an abandoned lot and the artist is not known. Regardless, its message is one to take to heart.
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Historic Hanceville Mural
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Homecoming
The artist, Adam Stephenson, is originally from Decatur. The mural in downtown Decatur features a beautiful portrait of Adam's sister, Lara Lee, who passed away unexpectedly.
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Homeless Carwash
Heavenly Grace Ministries opened the car wash to offer a place of work and a job skills program for the homeless in the area.
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How Electricity Gets To Your Home
Painted by gourd artist and muralist Missy Miles of Hamilton, this mural is located in the lobby of Tombigbee Electric Cooperative and can only be viewed during business hours. In addition to mural in Marion County, her work can be seen in Fayette, Lamar, and Jefferson counties, as well as four in the city of Jasper.
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Iconic Images Of Athens And Limestone County
Underneath the railroad bridge on Forrest St between Jefferson & Clinton St.
Athens Middle School students created this mural in 2009 under the direction of teacher Jennifer Rosso.
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Iconic Images Of Athens Bicentennial
Located on the corner of Hobbs and Marion St.
This mural was created by Lindsay Lane Chrisitian Academy students in 2018 on a city building.
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It's Nice To Have You In Oneonta
This welcome sign mural is located at a locally-owned automotive repair and tire center.
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J.R. Griffin Sign
Old sign was uncovered during demolition of building that sat to the east of the Huckleberry Lang
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Jazz Feeds
The mural is located on the building that was originally home to Cullman Banana Supply. Restoration was completed by Bethany Kerr.
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Justin Terner/Cactus
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Koi
The "forced perspective" mural depicts the iconic fish from Big Spring International Park and becomes three-dimensional when you look at it from the right angle. Designed and created by Red Brick Strategies' Creative Director, Dustin Timbrook who enlisted dozens of volunteer artists to create the mural over several days.
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Life In Red Bay
Artistic murals depicting Red Bay’s history create a charming aura reminiscent of a Norman Rockwell setting. A large mural in the form of a collage depicting “Life in Red Bay” was a special commissioned contribution during the 2007 Centennial Celebration.
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Love Never Fails
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Marion County Banking
Painted by gourd artist and muralist Missy Miles of Hamilton, this mural is located on a building near the four corners in downtown Guin. The Marion County Banking Company was established in 1903 and was the first bank in Marion County.
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Merchant's Bank
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Mutters
Gourd artist and muralist Missy Miles of Hamilton painted the mural as a tribute to Mutters Diner and bike club members.
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OBA Artwalk
The OBA Artwalk, located on the 200 block, with entrances on 2nd Avenue (next to Southen Exposure Photography on Hwy 75) and 1st Avenue (next to Miller's Soda Shoppe), features works of art that make Alabama beautiful. The colorful murals are by different artists including Hope Beason (Water's...
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Old Railroad Bridge Train
Painted by Scott Campbell, the train mural is on a concrete wall at the Old Railroad Bridge located at the northern terminus of Ashe Boulevard in Sheffield. The historic marker located nearby indicates that the river bridge is the oldest in the state of Alabama.
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One Stop Shop Mural
Mural by Huntsville native Jahni Moore is located at the One Stop Shop for Community Services, a community center serving west Huntsville residents through partnerships with local social services agencies. Moore is a graduate of Alabama A&M and has painted murals in Chicago, Seattle and South America.
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One Tribe, One Day
The 15-by-40-foot piece commemorates the cultures and contributions of all Native American tribes to Decatur and Morgan County. The mural, featuring a painted war horse and a geometric design with eye-popping color, was painted  by Dallas artist Michael McPheeters (@mistermural).
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Pigs
Local artist Misty Miles painted the flying pig mural at a locally owned barbeque restaurant, J & V Ole Smokehouse. The patriotic lettering is a tribute to the owner's late son who was a member of the National Guard.
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Prehistoric Mural At Lowe Mill Entrance
By Logan Tanner, the Prehistoric mural covers the stairwell of Entrance 3 at Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment, the largest privately owned arts facility in the southern United States. This mural features dinosaurs on one side and birds and reptiles on the other side.
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Propst Pharmacy
Huntsville’s iconic Propst Pharmacy features a mural painted by Chandler Hayes on the side of its building.
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R. W. Harris And Son
The mural is located on a large, two story brick building that houses the R. W. Harris store. The building, built in 1885, has it’s original copper framed windows, and the inside of the building is a virtual museum of the late 19th and early 20th century.
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Right To Vote
Huntsville celebrated the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment with a beautiful 3-story mural. The mural, by Nashville-based artist Kimberly Radford, celebrates women’s suffrage with a young girl reaching high up to water a nearby tree growing on Washington Street.
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Rock N Roll
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Saloon Mural
Mural by Jack Tupper
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Serendipity -The Garden Vibe
Painted by Steve Temple, the mural is located in a New Orleans-style outdoor courtyard that often hosts live music. The crosswalk to the mural is painted to resemble black and white keys of a piano keyboard.
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Shoals Attractions
The mural features the many attractions found in the Shoals, including the birthplace of Helen Keller
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Space Is Our Place
Space is Our Place by Jahni Moore is part of a mural collaboration between Arts Huntsville and Google Fiber. You can find this space-themed mural on the side of Straight to Ale at Campus No. 805.
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State Bank & Trust
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Steppville Depot
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Strickland Drug Inc.
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Surrealist Mural At Lowe Mill Entrance
The Surrealist mural by Logan Tanner covers the stairwell of Entrance 11 at Lowe Mill. It features colorful plants morphing into different beings in the desert.
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Sweet Home Cullman
The wings were painted by Alyson Record in 2019 on the North end of the former G.W. Ponder Grocery building located in the Historic Cullman Warehouse District.
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The Eclectic
Painted by students from the University of North Alabama (UNA) which is located nearby. UNA's mascot is the lion and the colors are purple and gold, both of which are prominently featured.
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The Gadsden Vibe
Painted by Joseph Giri
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The Year Of Gadsden Makers
Painted by Christian Dunn, a professor of undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Art + Design at Jacksonville State University, the mural features products made in Etowah County.
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Tiffin Hospitality Center Murals
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Trail Of Tears
This mural in downtown Bridgeport is to bring awareness to the Trail of Tears route brought on by the Indian Removal Act of 1830. The route traveled through Bridgeport to a specially designated “Indian territory” across the Mississippi River. Thousands of people died along the way.
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Train Of The Past
The mural pays tribute to the founding of the town. In the late 1880s, Phillip “Phil” Campbell was a railroad construction supervisor for the Birmingham, Sheffield and Tennessee River Railroad. Mel Allen, a Franklin County merchant, wanted to establish a town around his store. Allen promised if...
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Train Stop
The mural is located at a local thrift store and antique mall.
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U.S. Flag
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U.S.S. Cullman
Local artist Jack Tupper painted the massive mural of the USS Cullman. According to the U.S. Naval Historical Center, the USS Cullman (APA-78) was a 4,247-ton Gilliam-class attack transport ship. Upon her commission in January 1945, she sailed from San Francisco in March for Pearl harbor, where she...
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Undertaker Place
Mural by Jack Tupper
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Veterans Of Boaz
The painting showcases six former Boaz mayors who served in the military and has photographs of two community members who were killed in action. Family of Boaz veterans can make a small donation and have their loved ones name painted beneath the colorful mural.
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Visit And Shop Downtown
The mural features the quaint downtown of Valley Head (population 550)
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Webster's Piggly Wiggly
Painted by gourd artist and muralist Missy Miles of Hamilton, the mural is a tribute to the Webster family who have been in the grocery business over 50 years. In addition to murals in Marion County, her work can be seen in Fayette, Lamar, and Jefferson counties, as well as four in the city of Jasper.
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Welcome To Attalla
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Welcome To Beautiful Cullman
As visitors enter the city from the north side of town they are welcomed by Col. Johann G. Cullmann, who was always shown from the left side of his face due to a scar inflicted by a cut during a disagreement with a county settler. The two later became friends.
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Welcome To Boaz
Local artist Don Walker was tabbed by Boaz’s Alabama Bicentennial Committee to paint a historic mural on the side of a building downtown in 2019. The work of art features several references to the community’s heritage.
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Welcome To Cullman
The Welcome to Cullman mural was painted by local artist Bethany Kerr. As visitors enter the city on the west side of town they are welcomed by Col. Johann G. Cullmann, who came from Germany to America. As a land agent for the L&N Railroad he envisioned a prosperous colony for the area. He arrived...
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Welcome To Fort Payne
This welcome to Fort Payne mural was commissioned by Fort Payne Main Street organization and painted by John "Joko" Stephens in 2019.
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Welcome To Gadsden
Painted by Ali Hval, this postcard-style mural features the city's landmarks in the letters. An avid muralist, Ali has completed over 15 public murals and projects in various communities across the US.
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Welcome To Guntersville
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Welcome To Huntsville
Just on the other side of 200 West Side Square, inside Big Spring Park East, is the bright blue “Welcome to Huntsville” mural by Gracie Lenox Designs.
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Welcome To Oneonta
Painted by Sam Sanflippo.
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Welcome To Rogersville Gateway To The Shoals
This mural in quaint downtown Rogersville was painted by artist and former sign painter Joel Hill.
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Welcome To Scottsboro
Mural by Sonya Clemons is located on the side of Warehouse 207, an industrial building located in downtown Scottsboro that hosts events such as auctions and markets.
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What Lifts You
Decatur has the very first set of Kelsey Montague wings in the state of Alabama. Everyone is encouraged to grab a photo with the 15-by-15-foot selfie station and use the hashtag #VisitDecaturAL and #ChasingArtDecatur.
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Whited Farms
Mural represents a local family farm with roots going back to 1930. 
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Wings
by A. Galleon.
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Wings (new)
A colorful and vibrant mural sure to catch your eye is located at a locally owned women's clothing boutique. It was designed and painted by Derriann Pharr, a multimedia artist based out of North Alabama.