Lincoln, New Hampshire: Mural: Ike's 1955 Visit

President Eisenhower gave a speech outside Lincoln High School in 1955. In 1960 the town opened a new post office with an interior mural of Ike on his red, white, and blue-bedecked platform. Painted by Robert Hughes.
Address:
91 Main St., Lincoln, NH
Directions:
As you head west on Hwy 112/Kankamagus Hwy into Lincoln, the post office is on the south/left side, in a strip mall by the Price Chopper. The murals are in the lobby, which stays open later than the post office does.
Hours:
M-Sa
Admission:
Free
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Murals: History of Lincoln, New Hampshire

Hidden away in a Post Office in a strip mall are two beautiful murals representing "the growth of Lincoln from the granting of its charter in 1764, to its settlement and development as a mill town with a typical small-town American flavor." One highlighted scene shows President Eisenhower speaking at the high school in 1955. The murals, painted by artist Robert Hughes, were dedicated at the opening ceremonies of the Lincoln Post Office on Memorial Day, 1960.

[Cindy Bily, 07/18/2016]
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