Kenton Times
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New Mural for Henry Martin Memorial Park

The Henry Martin Memorial Park mural survey is now closed
THANK YOU to everyone who took the survey and voted for their favorite new mural design.

AND THE WINNER IS… THE TRAIN!

Total number of votes = 172 from the direct mailer, online form and Facebook responses
The votes broke down like this:
– train design rec’d 106 votes
– centennial parade rec’d 32
– photo scrapbook rec’d 34

About the new mural
20 years ago the mural was painted directly onto the brick building but over time, the mural cracks & peels making it necessary to continuously repaint every so often. The cracking and peeling is due to the softer older bricks are porous and absorb moisture – when moisture is trapped inside brick, it freezes & expands which causes paint to crack and peel.

The new Henry Martin Memorial Park mural to be installed early this fall will use a technique developed by Lind SignSpring in Mansfield. The mural design gets applied to a fabric material that attaches to the building’s brick using a spring system. The system provides durability, affordability, easier maintenance, and sustains the integrity of the older historic brick.

MVCIC would like to give special thanks to our sponsors, grantors and all the people who donated to the Henry Martin Memorial Park mural project. The new mural could not be possible without YOU!