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This three part mural depicts the fire which destroyed the Northwestern Territorial Normal School's main campus building on March 1st, 1935. The building was designed by noted architect John Foucart from Guthrie, Oklahoma and was called the Castle on the Hill. Its loss is still felt today, 70 years later.

The mural was painted by Kansas artist Stan Herd in 2000

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Castle Burning full mural

The full mural

Castle Burning, middle panel

A detail

Casle Burning, a detail

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