Lincoln Middle School’s Golden-Crowned Kinglet Mural

Artists: Lincoln Middle School students

Title: Unknown

Location: Corner of 9th and State St. near 1230 E State St, Rockford, IL 61104

Date: 2019

Description: Rockford Lincoln Middle School students painted a mural on the wall behind the Revell Avenue Strong House! They chose the Golden-crowned kinglet as the bird they wanted to feature on their mural. Thanks to their teacher, Mrs. Jillian Myers, the United Way of Rock River Valley, and SwedishAmerican for collaborating on this mural.


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