Monday, January 11, 2016

Decorated Utility Box: Elmira Themed - Elmira, NY

Elmira Themed Utility Box
Elmira, NY

N 42° 05.349 W 076° 48.465

Short Description: 

A painted utility box with various images related to Elmira, NY and a collection of handprints is located at the northeast corner of North Main Street and East gray Street in Elmira, NY
Location: New York, United States

Long Description:

This nicely painted utility box has three images. On the street side is Trinity Episcopal Church which is located one block north of the utility box. On the sidewalk side is the statue of Thomas K. Beecher, which is located across the street and a short distance north. On the south side is an portrait of Mark Twain, who spent many summers and worked on several of his books while living in Elmira and is buried in Elmira. The north side contains a collection of multicolored handprints. The portrait of Mark Twain is signed by William Walker and dated 2015.

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