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Portsmouth Floodwall Mural

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Address: 425 Front St, Portsmouth, OH 45662-3822
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History on the wall

The Portsmouth flood wall has been transformed into a chronological history of the area. Beginning on the East end of the wall with depictions of some of the prehistoric... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Portsmouth, Ohio
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Portsmouth, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Portsmouth flood wall has been transformed into a chronological history of the area. Beginning on the East end of the wall with depictions of some of the prehistoric inhabitants and the works they left behind and progressing to the exploration of explorers and the to early villages. All aspects of the community are included and accurately portrayed.

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MissKim74, Manager at Portsmouth Floodwall Mural, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and we hope you return to the Portsmouth-Scioto County very soon. Kim B. More 

Portsmouth, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Every year in January the Portsmouth flood walls committee holds a fund raising banquet with many baseball players in attendance. If you like the murals you'll enjoy the banquet and a chance to meet players like All Oliver/ Tom Browning/ Doug Flynn and Don Gullette . The tickets are reasonable and funds help with the murals on the flood wall.... More 

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MissKim74, Manager at Portsmouth Floodwall Mural, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you came to the banquet and thank you for such kind words. We hope you visit us this summer and see you next January for the murals banquet 2018. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The walls each feature part of towns history the artwork is very pleasing and gives a nice walking history tour on a end of summer fall day. If walking not your thing a slow Sunday drive by them also can appreciate. Make sure when done head to other side for lovely view of the river and bridges.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

I have been to the Murals many time but I never, ever get tired of them. I always see something I hadn't seen on a previous visit. It took many years to finish the Murals, the are so beautiful and the subject matter in each one of them is so different but most pertain the the history of the surrounding... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Murals are a MUST when visiting Portsmouth, OH! Colorful illustrations depict Portsmouth's history, beginning with the Shawnee Indians. Located on a quiet side street that invites pedestrians to walk and enjoy. We have revisited several times.

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MissKim74, Manager at Portsmouth Floodwall Mural, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and we hope you return this summer to enjoy our warm weather. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

The scenes on the flood wall are so realistic some make you feel like you could drive right through them. Very beautiful. To see the history of portsmouth and what this place looked like years ago is amazing

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MissKim74, Director of Sales at Portsmouth Floodwall Mural, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed yourself and hope you return very soon. Kim Bauer Executive Director More 

Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Going to my hair appointment every month I pass by the wall. Always amazing that it captures so much history. Highly recommend a tour of the paintings.

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MissKim74, Executive Director at Portsmouth Floodwall Mural, responded to this review

Thank you for including the murals on your monthly visit. Kim Bauer Executive Director Portsmouth-Scioto County Visitors Bureau More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I love walking the floodwall and looking at all the murals! They tell about the history of Portsmouth and surrounding areas!

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MissKim74, Executive Director at Portsmouth Floodwall Mural, responded to this review

We're happy that you enjoy the murals on your walk and yes, there is quite a lot of history on that flood wall.. Kim Bauer Executive Director Portsmouth-Scioto County Visitors Bureau More 

McDermott, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A walk or drive of beautiful history of our town. These painters murals are just Beautiful well worth driving to see them. Then go behind the murals and see the ohio river. Nice place to visit.

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MissKim74, Executive Director at Portsmouth Floodwall Mural, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We're glad you had a nice visit. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

beautiful artwork. one of the few things to do in portsmouth, which is a small town. I enjoyed this last time we were there.

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MissKim74, Executive Director at Portsmouth Floodwall Mural, responded to this review

Thank you for such a kind post. We're so glad you enjoyed you stay. Kim Bauer Executive Director Portsmouth-Scioto County Visitors Bureau More 

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