Freedom Rock & Murals Trip 05

IMG_3111 Wednesday, November 2, 2005 - One day trip to central Iowa to view
 the Freedom Rock and public Patriotic & Sesquicentennial Murals painted
 by Ray (Bubba) Sorensen II in Casey, Greenfield, and Fontanelle, Iowa. 
Casey Iowa Murals
Casey, Iowa

 
Greenfield Iowa Murals
Greenfield, IA

 
Mural at Henry A. Wallace Coutry Life Center
Henry A. Wallace

Life Center
Fontanelle, Iowa Mural
Fontanelle, IA

 

Area Map

 

"Henry A. Wallace" Rest Stop (south side of I-80, milepost 80, Iowa)
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This rest stop honors the life and impact on Iowa & national Agricultural by Henry A. Wallace, former
Vice President of United States, thru display of soil death thru time columns outside and three
murals inside.  On the outside of the building is a line of tiles showing agricultural equipment and
 scenes.  Larger tiles show agricultural products of Iowa.                                                            

Casey, IA  (1/2 mile north of I-80 Exit 83, Iowa)
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The American Flag and "American Never Forget"
painted on the North wall of KC Cafe.
Veterans Memorial Wall, in Veteran's Memorial
 Park, north of K.C. Cafe is visible from Main Street.

The Freedom Rock (1 mile south of I-80 Exit 86, N.E Corner of 210th & Iowa Hwy 25)
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IMG_3117IMG_3122 Freedom Rock every year since 1999, for Memorial Day, Ray (Bubba) Sorensen II paints
a new "wrap around" mural on the Freedom Rock to honor the Veterans.  He paints the rock
white a few weeks earlier to prepare it for the next mural.  These photos are the 2005 version.

See list of other Freedom Rock webpages on my Freedom Rock & Patriotic Murals page.

Greenfield, IA (12 mile south of the Freedom Rock on Iowa Hwy 25, 13 mi south of I-80)
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The Mural in Nodaway Valley High School cafeteria was designed by Ray (Bubba) Sorensen II and 10 students helped him paint it. IMG_3137
The Ten
Names
 
IMG_3124IMG_3125 This Patriotic Mural is in the Veterans Room
 at the Old Hotel Restaurant.
   
At Left: Ray (Bubba) Sorensen II has started painting the Greenfield Sesquicentennial
 Mural. Small images below show details at both bottom corner of the mural
 

Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center (5 mile South & East of Greenfried, IA))
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Gathering Barn's stairway wall Mural
by Ray (Bubba) Sorensen II
"Scarecrows & war" sculpture by Jim Russell
on the self guild walking tour

Fontanelle IA (6 mile west of Greenfield on Iowa Hwy 92)
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Fontanelle Iowa sesquicentennial Mural
The mural face east, Sun is behind the building.
 5:20 pm Sunset near Griswold Iowa
about 40 mile east of Missouri River.

Maps (Central Iowa area, west of Des Moines, IA)
Veterans Room is at
 the Old Hotel Restaurant

All maps are based on Mapquest.com Map
Modified by Steve R. Adams

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Also see Freedom Rock & Patriotic Murals - an link from Steve Adams' American Bookmark page.

Freedom Rock & Murals Trip 05

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