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Toppenish, Washington: Toppenish Murals: Man vs Bear

Toppenish has over 80 outdoor murals documenting its rustic past. we like the sheepherder "Irish Dick" fighting a bear on Main Street.

5 Washington Ave., Toppenish, WA
Downtown. The man vs bear painting is on the south side of Washington Ave., just west of its intersection with S. Toppenish Ave.
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No bears, just old timey horse-to-auto imagery.

Toppenish Murals

The Toppenish Murals began in 1989, and there are now about 80 in all. The murals, funded by the local Mural Society, depict local historical scenes from about 1840-1940. Head to the historic downtown area and you can't miss them.

[Stephanie N Perry, 07/06/2021]

Our favorite painting -- and the one we've mapped -- is of sheepherder "Irish Dick" fighting a bear on Main Street.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Totem Pole HouseTotem Pole House, Toppenish, WA - < 1 mi.
Yakima Nation Museum and TeepeesYakima Nation Museum and Teepees, Toppenish, WA - 2 mi.
Teapot Dome Gas StationTeapot Dome Gas Station, Zillah, WA - 3 mi.
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Ginkgo Gem Shop Dinosaurs, Vantage, WA - 43 mi.

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