During the past weekend KofC Council 760 replaced the fourteen The Lord's Prayer signs, that stretch about 4/10th's of a mile east from Xavier Road, on the north side of highway 47. A group of Knights took on the job of: removing the old signs; scraping and repainting the existing posts; and remounting a set of new 2' x 4' sign panels. They also repaired a couple of posts and replaced a few of the trim strips finishing off the installation.
The project actually started several weeks earlier when artwork from the earlier signs was located. Those earlier images were enhanced to make the lettering more prominent on the backgrounds. Then the new images were printed on vinyl covered aluminum plates mounted on a corrugated vinyl core.
This Was the Third Iteration.
We don't know the exact timing, but the new signs are the third set that have graced The Lord's Prayer along K47 during the past 25 or more years:
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