Archive for the ‘Statuary’ Category


One of a Pair of Roaring Lions Guarding a House on West Main Street in Brookfield, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 24, 2017)

Mr. and Mrs, Bigfoot (2)
Foot-High Wooden Carvings of Mr. & Mrs. Bigfoot Displayed on a Shelf at the International Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, Maine (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 5, 2019)

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A Hungry Alligator, in the Garden Center at Klem’s Tractor Supply in Spencer, MA, Tries to Decide Whether to Have Turtle, Rabbit, or Pork for Lunch (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 6, 2015)

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A Curious Brass Owl Peeks Out Between Two Old Volumes on Display in a Glass Case at the Main Branch of the Worcester Public Library on Salem Street in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 3, 2017)

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A Diminutive Fairy Discovered Resting on Top of What Appears to Either Be Some Type of Oversized Flower Bud or a Cabbage at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Southbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 29, 2016)

Angel and lantern Maplewood (2)
A Guardian Angel Holding a Lantern Keeps a Watchful Eye on a Small Boy and Girl at Maplewood Cemetery in Norwich, CT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 5, 2019)

George Washington Public Garden
Thomas Ball’s Bronze Sculpture of General George Washington on Horseback in the Public Garden Is Probably One of the Most Iconic Statues in All of Boston (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 22, 2015)

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A Pair of Pigs Appear to Be Very Curious About Whatever Is Happening on the Sidewalk in Front of the Yankee Peddlar on Main Street in Sturbridge, Massachusetts (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 25, 2015)

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A Carved Wooden Black Ogre Hopi Kachina Doll Seen on Display Among Other Artifacts at the International Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, ME (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on January 6, 2020)

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Are There Actually Gnomes Buried Among the Humans at Pine Grove Cemetery in Spencer, MA?… This Is What Appears to Be the Grave Site of a Garden Gnome Named Hokey Complete With a Miniature Tombstone (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 19, 2014)