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From Generations Come Legends

Mark McMahon and his late father Franklin take top billing this year as part of the Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Historical Society’s popular “Local Legends” series, following in the footsteps of other successful residents including James Lovell, Richard Marx, and Bill Kurtis.


In celebration of its 100th birthday, Everett Elementary in Lake Forest has commissioned Mark McMahon, a nationally acclaimed artist, Lake Forest resident, and former Everett School parent, to create a Centennial Mural, a 9-foot by 12-foot tile mural that will be permanently installed at the school. Working alongside McMahon is his longtime associate Gail Galloway, a former local art teacher and Everett parent. Together, McMahon and Galloway have been working closely with Everett’s art teacher and students to create the mural.  READ MORE