Mural 1

“Decision at The Dalles”

After arriving at The Dalles, the Oregon Trail emigrants faced one final hurdle before reaching the promised land. The final and most perilous decision, rafting the torrid rapids of the Columbia River or facing the incredibly dangerous landscapes of the Barlow Road. This mural is dedicated to the purpose and spirit of the Great Emigration.

This mural was commissioned by the City of The Dalles.  It was given to The Dalles Mural Society in May 1993 by the city. It became the first of many murals under the care of the society.

Artist: Don Crook
Painted:
 1992
Location: 
Downtown, E. Federal Street between 2nd and 3rd St.