Norfolk to dedicate mural for Naval Station centennial
POSTED 3:05 PM, SEPTEMBER 27, 2017, BY NICK BOYKIN
NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk will dedicate a mural representing the commemoration to 100 years of Naval Station Norfolk on Oct. 6.
The dedication will be at 5 p.m. in the Fountain Park Parking Garage at 130 Bank St., and is free and open to the public, said the City of Norfolk’s Public Art Program.
Vice Mayor Teresa Whibley and Captain Rich McDaniel will be the two dedicating this permanent commemoration by the city.
The artwork titled, Fathoms of Freedom, was designed by local artist, Christopher Kozak and painted by Norfolk teens during the Public Art and Norfolk Emerging Leaders summer program.
The almost 40’ tall mural features Columbia, the goddess representing the concept of liberty, holding the North Star with the Little Dipper lit above her. Sailors, ships, submarines and symbols of the Navy are represented in a...