Features Mural of Interest for War of 1812 Bicentennial
sites around Ohio on Monday commemorated the bicentennial of the start
War of 1812. History buffs should note that a mural in the Thomas J.
Judicial Center depicts a pivotal scene from this conflict.
first floor courtroom where the Ohio Supreme Court hears cases, there
murals around the perimeter of the room just beneath the ceiling. Each
illustrates significant milestones in Ohio history.
those murals features Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry’s victory over the
on Lake Erie in 1813, which ensured American control of the Great
Commodore Perry is standing in a row boat holding the battle flag of
Lawrence over his left shoulder. The inscription reads: “DON’T GIVE UP
Scheffler (1884-1973) painted the murals in the courtroom.
To schedule a tour to view this mural or
others in the courtroom, please call the Visitor Education Center at
614.387.9223 or e-mail email@example.com.