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Murals chosen to honor indigenous peoples

Edmonds muralist Andy Eccleshall now painting first piece showing city's roots


Last updated 8/29/2020 at 12:07pm

Brian Soergel

Andy Eccleshall is now working on the first of two murals honoring indigenous peoples.

Before George Brackett's canoe landed in Edmonds in 1870, members of the Snohomish, Suquamish, Swinomish, and Stillaguamish tribes enjoyed the fertile hunting and fishing this land afforded them.

A new pair of murals will soon give viewers a glimpse of what a day on Edmonds' waterfront may have looked like when it was inhabited by the first residents of the region.

Inspired by the epic style of Sydney Laurence (1865-1940), a renowned American Romantic landscape painter, the pair of murals in the alley between Bop'N Burger and The Papery is now being painted by Edmonds muralist Andy Ecclesha...

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