The mural showcases Dixon’s experience in 1919 with the Army’s first transcontinental trek on the Lincoln Highway. The mural depicts images of a young Lieutenant Colonel Dwight D. Eisenhower on the mission, convoy vehicles and military men having lunch on the courthouse lawn. Also highlighted in this unique, mural is the Dixon courthouse, as well as the famous Dixon arch. This well-known convoy was designed to test the reliability of military vehicles on various road conditions over long distances and eagerly awaited for a rousing welcome in towns
all along the route.