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Louisville, Kentucky: Hunter S. Thompson Mural

Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson is honored in his hometown with a roadtripping selfie mural on the outside wall of a bar.

1025 Barret Ave., Louisville, KY
East edge of the city, in the Germantown district. The mural is on an outside wall of the Monkey Wrench Bar, on the north side of Winter Ave. just east of its intersection with Barret Ave.
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Hunter S. Thompson mural.

Hunter S. Thompson Mural

The mural is at a mini Brewery and Vegan restaurant. Brew was great and food was good if it is your thing.

[Kristen Meador, 06/18/2019]

Hunter S. Thompson mural.

Hunter S. Thompson Mural

A painted mural of author and journalist Hunter S. Thompson is on the side of a bar.

[Denis McCune, 07/18/2015]

Thompson was born in Louisville in 1937. The mural was painted by Carol McLeod, Evan Leibowitz, Alexander King, and Andy Cook in 2010. Thompson's widow attended its unveiling, and said she liked it.

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