Kentucky artist John Ward captures the iconic image of Goddard White Covered Bridge. Goddard Bridge crosses the Sand Lick Creek, around 8 miles south of Flemingsburg on Covered Bridge Road in Goddard, Kentucky. The Pea Ridge Mountains and an old country church provide a picturesque backdrop. The bridge spans 63 feet and is open to traffic. Commissioned by the Kentucky Growers Insurance Company.
John Ward, Mt. Sterling artist, and the late Dr. Robert Haynes, educator, collaborated to create a unique piece of art documenting Mt. Sterling's origin. John Ward illustrated and Dr. Haynes wrote the content. John donated a copy of the artwork to the Montgomery County History Museum. The museum is open 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Tuesday - Saturday.
John Ward, graduate of Ripley Union Lewis High School, was invited to speak to students on his art career and how it has shaped his life. John's presentation was well attended and students were engaged. In addition, the RULH multimedia program interviewed John.