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Arlington Bus Depot Mural Wins 2009 Gold Star

Paul REvere's Ride is one of the events depicted in the Arlington Bus Mural.

Dearborn Academy students designed and painted Arlington’s first public mural under the direction of artist Tova Speter and with the help of the community. The mural was awarded the 2009 Gold Star Award by the Massachusetts Cultural Council

The mural depicting Arlington’s past and present, highlights historical buildings and events including Paul Revere’s ride, the Old Shwamb Mill, Uncle Sam, and the old trolleys; as well present day landmarks such as the Minuteman Bike Path and Spy Pond.

Read more news on the mural and its award.

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