Joining Together To Remember

A look into the Jerry Palen Stampede Mural in Encampment

On the fences of Harmony Park in Encampment you will find a couple murals depicting a cartoon. This cartoon was Stampede by the late Jerry Palen. Jerry Palen and his family gave the Platte Valley Arts Council permission to use the Stampede comics for the mural.

The Platte Valley Arts Council decided to pursue this project in memory of Jerry Palen. Palen had touched many lives with not just his work but by being an all around kind person. He was known fondly by much of the Valley.

The arts council decided to include the community in the continuation of the project inviting people to come and he...


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