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Lake Placid, Florida: Town of Murals

Over 60 murals cover the exterior walls in this small town, including three devoted to clowns and one to a local bank robbery.

E. Interlake Blvd, Lake Placid, FL
The bank robbery mural is on the northwest corner of N. Main Ave. and E. Interlake Blvd.
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Cattle drive mural.

Town of Murals

A lot of one story murals dedicated to the town's founders. Pleasant, not exciting.

[Scott, 11/12/2019]

We recommend seeking out the ones depicting audacious local crimes or celebrated clowns.

Town of Murals

Lake Placid is about 100 miles out of Tampa. The town has over 60 murals painted on buildings, each with a theme and "hidden item." It is known as the Town of Murals and the Caladium Capital of the World.

[William Henry, 09/02/2012]

Caladium sounds like an exotic mineral, but it's the scientific name for Elephant Ear plants. The murals are indeed everywhere in the small town. Three of them are dedicated to a local clown named Toby, one to the turpentine industry, one to a Lake Placid bank robbery.

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