Corner of Rt. 39E and 6th, Marlinton

Molly Must

This mural is about the hometown strife of wartime. Women were left alone to tend farms & businesses, and defend their families and food stocks against passing troops, marauders, and & outlaws. A lot of the text and imagery is inspired by local stories and local photography.

Explore an interactive version of this mural, with a breakdown of the text and imagery here.

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The Mountain Arts District is a place, a network, a resource for artists, and on-line, it is a directory for all people and events in our mountain counties. Its purpose it to promote the unique arts and culture of north central West Virginia, spanning the counties of Barbour, Pocahontas, Randolph, Taylor, Tucker, and Upshur. MAD was formed by a collective group of volunteers to strengthen the arts economy, establish the area as an arts destination for tourists, and increase the development of public arts. Join us!