New Love Across The USA Mural! Meet Minerva Hamilton Hoyt ….

New Love Across The USA Mural! Meet Minerva Hamilton Hoyt ….

The mural, part of the “Love Across the USA” project created by artist Olek, took more than 1,000 volunteer hours and about a quarter of a million stitches to create.

New Love Across The USA Mural! Meet Minerva Hamilton Hoyt ....

Minerva Hamilton Hoyt was an activist who founded the International Desert Conservation League and is credited with the preservation of Joshua Tree National Park, as well as Death Valley and Anza-Borrego parks.

New Love Across The USA Mural! Meet Minerva Hamilton Hoyt ....

Other murals in the series so far have included Nina Simone, Sojourner Truth, Marian Anderson, Harriett Tubman and Susan B. Anthony. Read more about the community-made murals in via Smithsonian Magazine … and be sure to follow the progress of Olek’s amazing “Love Across the USA” project here.





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