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Chester Riverfront Mural


category : Arts
Painted in the 1930's on the upper interior wall of the U S Post Office, this fascinating mural depicts the Pre-Civil War Riverboat activity on the Mississippi.


Admission: Free Admission
Hours: 24-hr. public access
Address: 1321 Swanwick St.
Phone: 618-826-2233

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Chester Riverfront Mural

Painted in the 1930's on the upper interior wall of the U S Post Office, this fascinating mural depicts the Pre-Civil War Riv...