This watercolour painting was one of several commissioned by Deseronto Public Library in the early 1960s, leading up to the Centennial celebrations of 1967. It shows the corner of the park and the Post Office, with the Town Hall visible on the right of the picture. The artist was Garnet Hazard (1903-1987), who was living in Deseronto at the time.

The public-spirited aim of the Library Board of the day was that:

Every one who steps into the library can gaze at the town as it is seen by the gifted insight of these painters. Their paintings will capture the courage, hopes, disappointments, struggles, and loveliness of the people of this town.

Rev. Douglas Blair
Library Board

This photograph shows the same view as it appeared on April 16, 2008: