Monthly Archives: August 2009

Clinton County History “Through the Eyes of Its Children”

A tile mural 28 feet long on the side of the Clinton County Government Offices.

Clinton County History Mural by Sue Burdick Young

Sue was approached in October of 2008 to be one of the working artists on this project,  which included 1,000 7th graders from every school district in Clinton County.

Clinton County History Mural by Sue Burdick Young

Clinton County History Mural by Sue Burdick Young

The progress of the mural can be seen in previous Eating Art issues.  In these photos the mural area is cordoned off from the public while installation is going on.  Here is a picture of Sue with about a third of the mural on the wall.

Clinton County History Mural by Sue Burdick Young

Clinton County History Mural by Sue Burdick Young

Sandy, Sue and Bucky on August 12 2009 when the mural  was unveiled in a ceremony, students who participated pulled the covering on the mural.

Clinton County History Mural by Sue Burdick Young

Clinton County History Mural by Sue Burdick Young

Clinton County History Mural by Sue Burdick Young

Historic buildings and battles are represented in tiles made by the students

Clinton County History Mural by Sue Burdick Young

Clinton County History Mural by Sue Burdick Young

Sue, Sandy and Bucky worked on the larger elements of the mural.  The ship is about nine feet tall.

Clinton County History Mural by Sue Burdick Young