Local Black History


Fran Hines

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.