Live mural painting at the Ohio State Fair

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — The Ohio State Fair has a new attraction in the making.

At the Ohio Expo Center and Fairgrounds, “barn artist” Scott Hagan is painting murals of two Ohio heroes, and guests of the Ohio State Fair have the chance to watch him in action.

In the Cox Fine Arts Center, Hagan is currently assembling larger-than-life portraits of President Ulysses S. Grant and Gen. Charles Young. The figures are both marking major milestones this year: Grant was born 200 years ago in Point Pleasant, and Young died 100 years ago this year.

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