Uncle Sam Wants To Thank You Ralph Nelson For Your Art!

Hanging in the Rotary Room and nearby hallway of the Keeney Memorial Cultural Center are four murals painted by Ralph Nelson. Ralph Lewis Nelson (1885 -1967) painted these four murals of the founding of Wethersfield for the public schools in town as a commission by the Works Progress Administration’s Federal Art Project. Ralph Nelson, the […]

About the Authors: Ann Harrison & Mary Donohue

Ann Harrison is a freelance journalist and the Coordinator for the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route state project in Connecticut. Mary Donohue is the survey and grants director and architectural historian for the Historic Preservation & Museum Division of the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism. She is also co-author of “En Avant with our French Allies,” […]