The "Mt. Fuji-like" mural in Chinook's Sargent house
October 14, 2020
Readers may recall I'm looking for information about the 'bronc rider mural' in Chinook's old Opera House and the 'rock writing' on the Burkhartsmeyer ranch in the south country. Some time ago a local asked if I knew about the mural in the house built by Gaylord Sargent (at 636 Illinois). When I started asking around I learned many people had heard of the mural but details were sketchy. That mural is the third local art mystery that interests me.
Larry Wisch was married to Gaylord's daughter Shirley (Shirley passed in 2016). Larry told, "When first married (1954) Shirley and I lived for a t...