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"The Walldogs" is an internationally renowned organization of sign and mural artists. Every year The Walldogs organize a festival where hundreds of artists descend upon a village or small town to paint several dozen murals in one 3-5 day festival. The tradition of painting wall advertisements dates back long before today. Evidence of this can be seen as "Ghost Signs" throughout cities of all sizes. These mural painters of old were often called Walldogs.Over the summer, we closed down the neon sh...
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Restoration of "The World Needs God" neon sign in Hilllsboro Illinois.The American Civil Liberties Union sued Montgomery County Illinois for displaying a neon sign with the words: "The World Needs God." The sign was placed on the courthouse the week of October 14, 1940 by Orrie Hancock a Sunday School teacher who thought it would drive bootleggers out of Hillsboro. In February 1996, the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors decided to remove the sign from the courthouse because the county could...
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The red neon on the Orpheum Theatre in Hillsboro Illinois was removed in 1978 when the theatre was remodeled. At that time the neon was replaced with a piece of white plexiglas with red plastic "ORPHEUM" letters glued to it.Using this 1964 photo from the Historical Society of Montgomery County Illinois we were able to reproduce the original font for the replacement neon sign.Neon tube supports and glass housings installed on the stainless steel panel.Stainless steel panel installed. Ready for th...
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