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Amesbury, Massachusetts: Cartoonist Al Capp Mural

A large comic strip mural remembers cartoonist Al Capp (1909-1979), a longtime Amesbury resident and creator of the Dogpatch universe and "Li'l Abner."

Mill Yard, Amesbury, MA
West of Main St. between Mill Yard and High St.
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Tribute To Al Capp

Located in the Upper Mill Yard, on the Pow Wow River, downtown Amesbury. Al Capp was world famous for his comic strip "Li'l Abner."

[Edward St. Yves, 11/15/2013]

Al Capp (1909-1979) lived and drew in Amesbury for over 40 years. The mural was dedicated in 2010 and created by artist Jon Mooers, who also painted the "Carriagetown" mural and the town's other-famous-guy mural (poet John Greenleaf Whittier).

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