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December 17th, 2020

Giant Smallmouth Bass

This giant smallmouth bass is located in Ashland in Wisconsin’s Ashland County. This fiberglass smallmouth bass is about 20 feet long and is perched on top of a pole above an old green motorboat. It’s the perfect place to stop for a photo op along Ashland’s beautiful Lake Shore Drive. For those looking to fish […]

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December 17th, 2020

Apple Statue

The Apple Statue is located in Bayfield in Wisconsin’s Bayfield County. This enormous fiberglass apple is complete with a green leaf on top and sits outside Weber Orchards. The Bayfield area is known for it’s incredible apples and even hosts an Annual Apple Festival celebrating the autumn harvest. The Queen of the Bayfield Apple Festival […]

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December 17th, 2020

Junk Football Player

The Junk Football Player is located 9 miles (14.4km) west of Ashland in Wisconsin’s Bayfield County outside Pagac’s Bar. He is a Green Bay Packer quarterback sculpture made of scrap metal. Instead of a football, he’s tossing a beer keg.

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December 17th, 2020

Statue of Viking Leif Erikson

The Statue of Viking Leif Erikson is located at the entrance of Duluth’s Leif Erikson Park in Minnesota’s St Louis County. It was constructed by sculptor John Karl Daniels in 1956 and stands 13 feet (3.9m) tall. The engraving below the statue reads “Leif Erikson, Discoverer of America, 1000 A.D. Sponsored and erected by the […]

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December 17th, 2020

Pierre the Voyageur

Pierre the Voyageur is located outside the Earthwood Inn in Two Harbors in Minnesota’s Lake County. Pierre is a pantless 20 foot (6m) tall French Canadian fur trapper constructed in 1960. He is composed of wide range of mediums including concrete, chicken wire, railroad ties and telephone poles. This bare thighed voyageur stands heroically with […]

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December 17th, 2020

Large Rooster

The Large Rooster is located outside Weldon’s Gift Shop in Two Harbors in Minnesota’s Lake County. This 8 foot (2.4m) tall fiberglass rooster greets you as you enter the town coming north from Duluth on Highway 61. The bright red, yellow and white rooster is hard to miss and has been perched over the stretch […]

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December 17th, 2020

Native American by Peter Toth

The Native American by Peter Toth is located at the grounds of the R.J. Houle Visitor Center in Two Harbors in Minnesota’s Lake County. It was carved in 1977 by Peter Toth as part of his Whispering Giants theme where he carved one for every state. This is one of two in the series that […]

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December 17th, 2020

Rocky Taconite

Rocky Taconite is located in Silver Bay in Minnesota’s Lake County. He is a jaunty fellow made of thick iron constructed into large spheres with a hammer to make up his head and body. He was erected in 1962 and stands atop a large boulder of taconite. Rocky can be found on Highway 5 welcoming […]

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December 17th, 2020

The Beaver House Fish

The Beaver House Fish is located in Grand Marais in Minnesota’s Cook County. It is a giant walleye diving through the roof and protruding out the side of the Beaver House. It was constructed of fiberglass by local artist Jim Korf in the early 1990s. The Beaver House is in downtown Grand Marais operates as […]

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December 17th, 2020

Kearsarge Ship of Stones

The Kearsarge Ship of Stones is located in Kearsarge 2 miles north of Calumet in Michigan’s Houghton County. Along Highway 41 sits a stone ship commemorating the U.S.S. Kearsarge. It was built in the 1930s by the WPA and was constructed of left over building materials. The town was named after the ship that was […]

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December 17th, 2020

Nee-Gaw-Nee-Gaw-Bow - Peter Toth Indian

Nee-Gaw-Nee-Gaw-Bow is located in Wakefield in Michigan’s Gogebic County. It is a Chippewa Indian head carved from a single piece of pine by Peter Toth in 1988. Nee-Gaw-Nee-Gaw-Bow translates to “Leading Man” in Chippewa. It is one of 74 sculptures in Peter Toth’s “Trail of the Whispering Giants” collection where there is at least one […]

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December 17th, 2020

Santa's Workshop Cut-outs

Santa’s Workshop Cut-outs are located in Christmas in Michigan’s in Alger County. In front of Santa’s Workshop Gift Shop stands a giant 35 foot tall jolly Santa cut-out pointing finger guns up in the air. Behind the gift shop you will find a large cut-out depicting the Old Women Who Lived in a Shoe nursey […]

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