Bicentennial Historic Mural

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A historical themed mural has been researched and painted by artist, Dan Keyes. It welcomes north bound visitors as they travel
on Main Street. The south side of the Rockford Fire Station mural features people of historic significance who crossed the St. Marys River in the area.

People of historical significance that crossed the St Marys River in our area are portrayed in the historic mural:

(Listed in the order as they appear in the mural left to right.)

  • Celeron De Bienville, 1747
  • French/Canadian Marine, explorer
  • Fr. Joseph Bonnecamp, 1747
  • Natives, Delaware and Miami
  • General Anthony Wayne, 1794
  • Anthony and Mrs. Shane c. 1800
  • Rev. Isaac McCoy c. 1820
  • General, WN. Henry Harrison 1815
  • Major Stephen Long c. 1820
  • Captain James Riley c. 1820
  • Benjamin Drake, Biographer
  • John (Appleseed) Chapman, 1828

Painting in Progress

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Prepping the Space

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