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Mural dedication ceremony to be held Sunday

The community is invited to join The Cook Foundation from 3-5 p.m. Sunday on Gloucester Main Street for a dedication and celebration of the recently completed mural honoring the life and legacy of T.C. Walker.

Commissioned by The Cook Foundation and painted by Michael Rosato, the mural tells the story of Walker and highlights the impact he had not just on the Gloucester community, but also the nation.

A short program will start at 3:15 p.m. and feature special speakers and presentations.

Rosato and local historians will be available throughout the event to talk about the project and guide visitors through the stories told in the mural.

Select memorabilia from Walker’s life will be on display at the neighboring Fairfield Foundation (Texaco Station).While the event will be outside, The Cook Foundation encourages all visitors to practice social distancing of at least six feet and wear face coverings.

The painting of the mural, commissioned in 2019, started on Sept. 1 and i...

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