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Updated: 11/13/2016 11:04:03AM

Not all murals make the tour

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The Cracker Trail Cattle Drive is shown in this 165-foot-by-35-foot mural. Commissioned by the Lake Placid Mural Society in 1994, it's one of several that have been repainted over the years to maintain the original luster to help keep downtown Lake Placid as a vital tourist and commercial area.

By PHIL ATTINGER

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LAKE PLACID — Visitors viewing murals may find a couple on homes or buildings not listed on tourist maps.

They’re vignettes — slices of life not specifically tied to Lake Placid. One depicts two women playing cards, on the side of a house, visible from Spruce Avenue. Another unfinished mural, also on a house and across from the “card game,” shows an old west stagecoach robbery, faded on a yellow ochre background.

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