During the Allen True’s West auxiliary exhibit at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver (October 2, 2009 – March 28, 2010), 823 single entries were written in the Allen Tupper True notebook placed by Manager of Visitor Services Edna Peltzmann on a music stand in the capitol rotunda where True’s eight History of Water in the West murals are located.  One hundred and twelve additional multiple entries were in the notebook, bringing the total number of entries to 935.  Visitors who signed the notebook came from 12 cities in Colorado, 15 states in the U.S. and 19 foreign countries, including Algeria, Australia, Brazil, England, Estonia, Israel, Japan, Poland and Thailand.  Adding in the hundreds of visitors who did not sign the notebook, True’s murals received a great deal of additional attention during those five and a half months – thanks to the wonderful volunteer guides in Colorado’s State Capitol building.

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