Explore Vernon’s Art Murals

Painting Art Mural
Dec17

Explore Vernon’s Art Murals

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Explore Vernon’s Art Murals

Did you know that Downtown Vernon has 28 art murals? And they’re all rather special because they depict Vernon’s history.  If you’re passing through Vernon to get to La Casa, or you’re simply taking a day trip – make sure you spend some time admiring these beautiful pieces of local art.  Highlights of the Mural Tour include:

  • Cowboys:

    depicting the 1860s – 1890s era of cattle ranchers and the beginning of Coldstream Ranch.  Located at 3213 30th Ave, the Scotia Bank Building.

  • Okanagan Indian Band:

    the relationship between the Okanagan Indian Band and the European Fur Traders back in the 1800s.  Located at 3219 31st Ave, AJ’s Pets Building.

  • Multiculturalism:

    showing the many cultures of Vernon’s citizens.  Located at 3101 3nd Ave, Vernon Post Office Building.

  • Sovereign Lake:

    a snowy scene of the lake’s 1939 log cabin, perfect for cross country skiers. Located at 3111 32nd Ave, Vantage One Leasing Inc.

  • The City of Vernon:

    an intriguing story of two local boys who built a small, open cockpit monoplane.  Located at 2904 32nd St, beside the Telus Building.

  • Museum without Walls:

    an image of women working in the orchards during WWI. Located at 3301 Coldstream Ave, Peacock and Lime Hair and Esthetics Building.

  • Ogopogo:

    see Okanagan Lake’s magical monster – sightings of Ogopogo were first reported in the 1860s.  Located at 2704 Highway 6, Science Center Building.

     

Want to know more?  View the Mural Descriptions, and Mural Map, or even take the online Guided tour!  Which mural will be your favourite?

Get ready for next year’s summer season by reserving your La Casa Cottage today.  Call  our reservations line on 1-888-226-5566 or email rentals@lacasacottageresort.com to find your perfect cottage.

 

Written by Hannah Poaros

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