If you were not looking for the Farnham Colossi while driving down a very rural West Virginia road you would wonder what the heck it was that just went by your window. Knowing it is there does little to lesson the surprise at how large the statues in this yard really are. Yes, this was a destination and I called ahead to see if I could visit, but you don't have to. The owner said people from all over the country come and visit these collectible statues, the most complete collection in the country.
The Midas Man is one of only 400 made and the girl in the bikini is one of 100 ever made, with only 11 surviving anywhere. You can find better descriptions across the internet, but I was interested only in seeing them and taking pictures of this awesome roadside oddity.
Scattered throughout the yard were all kinds of unique and over-sized statues and oddities. If you are in this neck of the woods, it is well worth a detour to get off the interstate and visit the Farnham Colossi.
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