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Address: Palatka, FL
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Very interesting murals in this funky small city

Picked up a map at the Chamber of Commerce Visitir Center. Drove around looking at these after a visit to the Gardens Fun activity.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
seniorcruiser
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newyork
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newyork
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Picked up a map at the Chamber of Commerce Visitir Center. Drove around looking at these after a visit to the Gardens Fun activity.

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Thank seniorcruiser
Palatka, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The murals are varied and interesting highlighting the area's history and notable people. My favorite is the Civil War Mural with a dock that 'follows' you. It is a perfect example of serendipitous perspective so if you keep your focus on the dock as you walk past, it seems to follow. Pick up a brochure from the Welcome Center for... More 

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Thank Kate E
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54 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We enjoyed our overnight stay in this town, as we found it charming and unique with the riverfront and many artistic murals sprinkled on various architecturally interesting period buildings in the downtown area. It was a lovely Old Florida find for this native Floridian.

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Thank PuppyGirls
Palatka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

As you are traveling through Palatka you can check out the murals on the sides of stores of past times in Palatka.

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Thank FloridaTraveler32177
NY
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461 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Drive around town and you will see them. You can walk. It would be nice to have a walk tour map. There are many beautiful older churches in town as well. Beautiful town.

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Thank Daniel S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The murals are beautiful... Truly.... But they also show the horrible legacy of racism and segregation in America... That being said I think it's better to confront our past then to act like it never happened.

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Thank Wino s
Tampa, Florida
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294 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful paintings painted on the buildings in downtown palatka. Great walk through the downtown area.

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Thank susann w
Lakeland, Florida
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59 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

As my buddy and I were driving through the town, we saw perhaps a dozen of these murals; all were interesting and well done. A few were excellent, and worth inspecting on foot. I was especially impressed by the William Bartram mural, which celebrates the great explorer, naturalist, and nature writer, who traveled down the river in the late 18th... More 

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Palatka, United States
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72 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The murals are very interesting. The work is from a variety of artists so each one offers a different style. They go from the founding of the community to more modern times so there is something for everyone. The murals are also refreshed from time to time so they stay looking good

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Thank Jeff M
Palm Coast, Florida
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56 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Three friends and I decided to take a driving tour of downtown Palatka and see the 20+ murals throughout the city. We got a map and headed to the first one. They were amazing! Easy to locate and not too far apart. The paintings were very diverse in themes, styles, artists and subjects. There was everything from local flora and... More 

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