Local Black History

Year
2007

Artist
Fran Hines

Location
Baker Center School 311 E. Charlotte Avenue

Mural Creation Sponsors
The African American Community
Local Citizens
Punta Gorda Historic Mural Society

This mural shows a rippling scroll with portraits and scenes of people who were involved in the development of Punta Gorda.

Some of the people and scenes depicted in the mural are:

The mural also includes many others:

This original mural was destroyed by Hurricane “Charley” on August 13, 2004.The re-creation was painted by the original artist, Fran Hine. It was re-dedicated on November 15, 2007.