METROPOLIS, IL – OCT 27, 2015: The mural, depicting the flood of 1937, was painted by Benjamin Watterson located on the corner of Market Street and 7th Street in downtown Metropolis, IL.

There are six murals all together in the downtown area between Market Street and Ferry Street, each representing a historical event that help shape what Metropolis is today.

Accompanied with the renderings are plaques that describe the event in detail with dates and names.

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