Charlotte High School

Murals at Charlotte High School

The most ambitious group of murals Carl W. Peters painted was for Charlotte High School in 1942. The eight murals were designed to fill the walls of the school’s auditorium, where they remain to this day. Peters’ series captures his understanding of the history of the Lake Ontario region, starting from the Native Americans who originally inhabited the land, to the final scene he called the “Triumph of the American Ideal.”

Charlotte High School Studies

  • Study for "The History of the Lake Ontario Region" Mural Group
  • Study for "English Fleet at Charlotte" Mural
  • Study for "Triumph of the American Ideal" Mural
  • Study for "Seneca-Iroquois" Mural
  • Study for "Reverend René Gahnée - The First Map and Father Peter Raffeix" Mural
  • Study for "American Settlers" Mural
  • Study for "The 19th Century" Mural
  • Study for "The 19th Century" Mural
  • Study for "Algonquin Fishermen" Mural
  • Study for "Algonquin Fishermen" Mural
  • Study for "The French 1615-1763" Mural