Mural Going Up at Museum of East Alabama

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PHOTOS BY ROBERT NOLES / THE OBSERVER

Located in the heart of Opelika’s downtown historic district at 121 South th Street, on the old Clement hotel site, the Museum of East Alabama first opened its doors in August 1989. Adjacent to the Lee County Courthouse square, the museum now houses over 5,000 artifacts including both 19th, and 20th century local, state and general history items. With over 2,000 visitors yearly since its opening, hundred of visitors receive a look and education about the East Alabama area, Opelika, and Alabama history. Chris Johnson is the artist painting the mural at the museum.

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