The Ten Commandments.

Ten Commandments and Town Spirit Mural

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Bridgeport, Ohio

A granite tablet of the Ten Commandments stands in a small corner lot/park, with a mural painted on a two-story brick wall as a backdrop. The Ten Commandments are a familiar sight, but the mural is unique -- and for the size of its wall, sparsely populated. Beneath a large hand-painted "The Spirit of Bridgeport" are full-body portraits of a steelworker in an asbestos suit, a guy in jeans with a helmet and lamp on his head, and another guy in a suit handing a little girl a book labeled "Charles Dickens." The centerpiece of the mural is a vignette of an olde-timey undertaker posing next to his horse-drawn "Wilson Furniture and Funeral" hearse. The mural is painted on the side of the Wilson Furniture building.

Read this Charles Dickens, little girl.

Ten Commandments and Town Spirit Mural

Address:
301 Main St., Bridgeport, OH
Directions:
Northwest corner of the intersection of US Hwy 40 and Hwy 7 in downtown Bridgeport, just west of the Hwy 7 overpass.
Admission:
Free
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