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By Mike Rothgeb
The Creswell Chronicle 

Taylor's Checkerspot Butterfly Mural & Bohemia Food Hub: Revitalizing Cottage Grove

 

July 26, 2018

Mike Rothgeb/The Creswell Chronicle

Kim Johnson standing beside Roger Peet in front of the Taylor's Checkerspot butterfly mural on 10th and Washington in Cottage Grove.

Cottage Grove is known for its beautifully painted murals that grace many of the historic buildings lining its streets. Another mural has recently been completed, and is a welcome addition to the Cottage Grove collection. On the corner of 10th and Washington, Portland Artist Roger Peet painted a breathtaking mural that spans an entire side of the Bohemia Food Hub building.

Peet's mural is a beautiful depiction of the Taylor's Checkerspot butterfly in all its magnificent glory, which, unfortunately, is in real danger of becoming extinct. Cottage Grove was selected for this mural because the...



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