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Liberty Bell
A vibrant America, refreshed
A vibrant America, refreshed

For 40 years, Bob Hieronimus' mural has stood watch over the Charles North community, its depictions of an American eagle, the great seal of the United States and Baltimore's Battle Monument serving as a constant in the evolving neighborhood. Now, a new coat of paint and an enlarged canvas should ensure it continues to do so for at least another four decades. Called "The Bicentennial Mural" when it was first painted in 1974 on a wall overlooking a park at Lafayette and St. Paul streets, Hieronimus' work has expanded in both size and scope. It now covers the entire wall, nearly doubling in size. Renamed "We the People," it now includes depictions of Lady...