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Kansas State Capitol - Online tour - Overmyer murals

Westward Ho by David OvermyerFirst floor

These murals were created by David H. Overmyer, a Topeka native, and depict significant events in Kansas history. Completed in 1953, the eight scenes are painted directly on the plaster walls. Viewing the murals from left to right, beginning at the southeast corner, the images depict the following events: