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The Mural Walk in Ashland

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Address: Ashland, WI
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Ashland Murals - Worth you Time

Take the time to see these murals done by 2 local artists. These are historical depictions of the community members and the history of the area. It really is beneficial to take... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 30, 2015
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Weyerhaeuser, Wisconsin
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Weyerhaeuser, Wisconsin
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Take the time to see these murals done by 2 local artists. These are historical depictions of the community members and the history of the area. It really is beneficial to take time to looks up the descriptions of these murals prior to or during your tour. What a marvelous way to convey the history of the city and the... More 

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Farmington, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We were not expecting this but it was well done and interesting. The detail is very good. You will want to explore the downtown area to see all the murals. There are brochures available with maps and locations. Pick a nice sunny day.

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Lake Tomahawk, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We stayed in Ashland for the Apple festival in Bayfield. We were told that the hand painted murals throughout the town was a must see! You have to even go down the alleys and see the hidden murals. I tool many pictures.....but.....it really is so much better in person. They tell a story of the area and the people. Don't... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Ashland is a really pretty place with a lovely lakeside walk and great places to sit and enjoy the beaches. It also has fascinating number of murals that are scattered throughout the town. Take an early morning stroll down the main street and keep looking up the side streets. The Black Cat Café is a great breakfast / coffee stop.

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wisconsin
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Great murals all over town and could do a nice walking tour. A lot of history depicted in the murals and takes you all around downtown. If you are a geocacher, there is one attached to the murals.

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Marshfield, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

What a treasure for the town of Ashland to have these murals. It was delightful to walk the town to view these murals up-close and from afar (best viewing). We stopped at the down-town museum for a map (a nice time in itself) then started walking. These large murals in vibrant colors make Ashland history come alive. I hope they... More 

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twin cities mn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Loved the mural walk. Take the time for a leisurely stroll down Main Street...well worth it! It starts and the corner of Hwy 2 & 13 and will have a mural every few blocks, a very easy walk

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Minnesota
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

The mural walk is fantastic..just beautiful..We also found some great thrift stores and antique stores around town..just perfect!

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Palmer Lake, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

It told a story of Ashland and Wisconsin through murals painted on a number of building walls within easy walking distance around Ashland downtown. There are printed guides and explainations of the murals available at most stores and hotels. Very well done paints and it makes an old, revitalizing downtown even more interesting.

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Lake Forest, Illinois
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

...we were amazed by all the artwork--really good, and the town itself has lots to offer...nice trail by lake, too. plenty of coffeehouses...lovely.

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